I left the war

I left the war

  • Directed by Mesar Prôm
  • Cambodia, 1995
  • Workshops in Cambodia - Phnom Penh
  • Memory & History
  • Shooting place : Phnom Penh
  • Duration : 26 min
  • Audio : Mon-Khmer languages
  • Subtitles : French


A former-soldier from the Cambodian army deserted in 1991. He lives with his wife and children in a village near Phnom Penh. He explains: “For us it’s simple: the sons of the poor go off to war, the sons of the wealthy go to town to become policemen, the sons of Party members go abroad to study.”

  • Direction : Mesar Prôm
  • Image : Mesar Prôm
  • Sound : Sear Vissal
  • Edition : Houy Pouth

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