The Killing Fields

  • 1984
  • Movie
  • R
  • Drama, War

A deeply moving film, THE KILLING FIELDS is the somewhat-fictionalized story of New York Times reporter Sydney Schanberg (Sam Waterston) and his efforts to find his friend Dith Pran (Haing S. Ngor) after the Cambodian translator falls into the hands of the brutal Khmer Rouge. Although Dith's family is evacuated with the last US personnel to leave Phnom...read more

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Based on New York Times reporter Sydney Schanberg's relationship with native assistant Dith Pran in 1970s war-torn Cambodia. Gripping and realistic!

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(Movie Clip) Cooper-Church Amendment
Journalists Schanberg (Sam Waterston) and Rockoff (John Malkovich) witness a Phnom Penh bombing, interpreter Dith Pran (Haing S. Ngor) arriving, and a (more…)
(Movie Clip) Very American
Journalists Schanberg (Sam Waterston), Rockoff (John Malkovich) and Swain (Julian Sands) scramble to prevent Cambodian colleague Dith Pran (Haing S. N (more…)
(Movie Clip) Dith Pran Family
Evacuating from the U.S. Embassy in Phnom Penh, Cambodian Dith Pran (Haing S. Ngor), colleague Schanberg (Sam Waterston) helping, races to get his fam (more…)

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  • Released: 1984
  • Rating: R
  • Review: A deeply moving film, THE KILLING FIELDS is the somewhat-fictionalized story of New York Times reporter Sydney Schanberg (Sam Waterston) and his efforts to find his friend Dith Pran (Haing S. Ngor) after the Cambodian translator falls into the hands of the… (more)

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