Icarus Films | Release Date: October 31, 2013
Summary: Discover the unknown history of the birth and destruction of Cambodian cinema, from the first film ever made in 1960 to the arrival of the Khmer Rouges in 1975. In 15 years, about 400 films were produced. Only 30 films remain today. Almost all the actors were killed during the Khmer Rouges regime and only a few of the directors were able to flee the country. Most of the old movie theaters of Phnom Penh have become restaurants, karaoke places or squats. With a few of the survivors telling their stories, Golden Slumbers tries to bring back to life the myths and legends of this lost cinema.


Runtime: 96 min
Rating: Not Rated
Official Site: http://www.lesommeildor-lefilm.com/#accueil
Production: Cin
Genres: Documentary
Countries: France, Cambodia
Languages: French, Central Khmer
Director Credit
Davy Chou Director
Producer Credit
Jacky Goldberg Producer
Rithy Panh Co-Producer