Mango Flowers and Fruits – Sarath

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The second fully-translated ‘story’ from Sarath. …………………………….. This is a story about the time just before being liberated from the Khmer Rouge (in 1979). The lives of the people were a tale from hell. Most people try not to remember their horrible. Most people died because of starvation, and I thought that one day it will be my turn. Hunger …

First They Killed My Father

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In 2017, the movie First They Killed My Father was released. It was directed by Angelina Jolie, and producers included the acclaimed Cambodian filmmaker, Rithy Pahn. It is based on thel book of the same name by Loung Ung, who was a child during the Khmer Rouge times. The movie is available on Netflix. From Goodreads: One of seven children of …