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A journalist is trapped in Cambodia during tyrant Pol Pot's bloody 'Year Zero' cleansing campaign, which claimed the lives of two million 'undesirable' civilians.
Shots with large helicopters (the scene where Pran's family and other international diplomats are evacuated) were filmed in San Diego, California almost 7 months after principal photography in Thailand.
Cambodia. To many westerners it seemed a paradise. Another world, a secret world. But the war in neighboring Vietnam burst its borders, and the fighting soon spread to neutral Cambodia. In 1973 I went to cover this side-show struggle as a foreign ...
During the evacuation of the US Embassy, not a single Marine is seen with the cloth camouflage helmet cover that was a required item of uniform.
English, French, Khmer, Russian
$32,181 4 November 1984
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