Please wait...
Please wait...
Home > Screenings > > Silent Land

TAGGED IN

Director: Jan van den Berg
Producer: VPRO
Executive Producer: Sandra van den Berg
Writer: Jan van den Berg
Genres:
People: , ,
Shows:
Companies:
Silent Land


52 minutes / 75 minutes

Seng Channeang, a young Cambodian farmer, sees her village surrounded by land grabbers. She’s afraid of being the next victim. We follow her four dramatic years until her daughter celebrates her first birthday. Her counterpart is His Excellency Mong Reththy, one of the richest men in the country. After Pol Pot took away all land titles it was an easy job for him to build up his empire. At the end Mong Reththy thanks the army for their support. Seng Channeang hopes her daughter will study law and will for the rights of the small scale farmers.

related content

More shows from company

  • In Procedure
    In Procedure
  • Piet Hein Eek
    Piet Hein Eek
  • Puck’s World
    Puck’s World
  • Grey Matter
    Grey Matter
  • Etgar Keret based on a true story
    Etgar Keret based on a true story