Year: 2018Duration: 84 minLanguage: French with English subtitles
*Screening followed by a Q&A with the director Denis Do*
In 1975 in Phnom Penh, Chou leads an enchanted life until one morning when the Khmer Rouge madness plunges Cambodia into horror. The population is deported to camps and Chou’s confronted to the pain of powerlessness. When her 4-year-old son is snatched from her by a feeling crowd, her world falls apart but she never loses hope as she fights to save her son and keep her family together in a barbaric time.
*Winner of Cristal Award for Best Feature Film at Annecy International Animated Film Festival 2018