After Haing S. Ngor's murder, his niece went to his apartment to start sorting through his possessions, only to find that his Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for The Killing Fields (1984) was sitting on his sideboard with all the gold rubbed off it. Obviously the award meant so much to the doctor-turned-actor that he had felt compelled to hold it continually to the extent that all the gold wore off.
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 ...
When Sydney is talking to Dith Pran in his room, Sydney's hairstyle changes between shots. It goes from neatly combed to hanging down over his forehead to neatly combed again.
English, French, Khmer, Russian
$32,181 4 November 1984