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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
John Malkovich
Haing S Ngor
Julian Sands
Graham Kennedy
Sam Waterston
Bill Paterson
Craig T Nelson
Directors
Roland Joffe
Screenwriters
Bruce Robinson
Running Time
142 minutes

The Killing Fields
Roland Joffe's haunting and memorable film about the horror of Cambodia under the Khmer Rouge.


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The Killing Fields

Plot
American reporter Sydney Schanberg (Sam Waterston), and his Cambodian guide Dith Pran (the Oscar winning Haing S. Ngor) make it their personal endeavour to bring news of the wanton killing of Khmer Rouge to the world large.


Verdict
A mighty accomplishment, and possibly the bravest Britflick yet made.


Reviewed by Ian Nathan

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