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Angelina Jolie to attend Netflix movie premiere of First They Killed My Father in Siem Reap

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    This Saturday February 18th, Siem Reap will be host to the world premiere of “First They Killed My Father”, a Netflix film directed by Angelina Jolie. The movie is based on Loung Ung’s autobiographical book with the same title.

    It is said that not only Angelina Jolie herself, but also Cambodia’s King Norodom Sihamoni and Queen Mother Norodom Monineath will attend the movie premiere at the ancient city of Angkor Thom, located in the Angkor Archaeological Park.

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    Source: Phnom Penh Post

    An adaptation of Loung Ung’s autobiographical book recounting her and her family’s suffering under the Khmer Rouge, the Jolie-directed film depicts in vivid detail the forced evacuations from Phnom Penh, the journey to the brutal labour camps in the country’s northwest, and, for Ung, the conscription of children as soldiers into the ranks of the Revolutionary Army of Kampuchea. Ung, who is portrayed in a highly emotional performance by child actress Sareum Srey Moch, was five years old when her family was ordered out of the capital.

    Continue reading: http://www.phnompenhpost.com/lifestyle/jolie-unveils-new-film-first-they-killed-my-father-siem-reap

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    Director Angelina Jolie arrives at the press conference for First They Killed My Father
    Angelina Jolie at First They Killed My Father press conference

    Waiting for the press conference to begin. We recognize Angelina Jolie together with Maddox and her other kids; Loung Ung, the writer of the book and Rithy Panh, co-producer of the movie.
    First They Killed My Father press conference in Siem Reap

    First They Killed My Father press conference in Siem Reap

    First They Killed My Father press conference in Siem Reap

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    Angelina and Maddox Jolie Pitt meeting King Norodom Sihamoni
    Angelina and Maddox Jolie Pitt meeting King Norodom Sihamoni

    Angelina and Maddox Jolie Pitt meeting King Norodom Sihamoni

    Angelina and Maddox Jolie Pitt meeting King Norodom Sihamoni

    Angelina and children meeting King Norodom Sihamoni

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    Director Angelina Jolie and co-producer Rithy Panh, together with leading actors, ‬Sareum Srey Moch and Mun Kimhak, as they speak to the press before the movie’s premiere. On the right, we see Loung Ung, the writer of the book on which the movie is based.

    Angelina Jolie, Rithy Panh, Loung Ung at the press conference for First They Killed My Father

    Angelina Jolie and Rithy Panh at the press conference for First They Killed My Father

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    The movie premiere of First They Killed My Father at the Terrace of the Elephants, a historical site within the Angkor Archaeological Park.

    movie premiere of First They Killed My Father

    Angelina Jolie and her children meeting King Norodom Sihamoni
    Angelina Jolie and her children meeting King Norodom Sihamoni

    Angelina Jolie and her children meeting King Norodom Sihamoni

    Director Angelina Jolie and co-producer Rithy Panh meeting Queen Mother Norodom Monineath
    Director Angelina Jolie and co-producer Rithy Panh meeting Queen Mother Norodom Monineath

    Director Angelina Jolie and co-producer Rithy Panh meeting Queen Mother Norodom Monineath

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