• Kyodo


A documentary focusing on people’s lives in Cambodia following the downfall of the murderous Khmer Rouge regime has won the Grand Prize at an international film festival in Yamagata Prefecture.

“The Land of the Wandering Souls,” a 1999 film by Cambodian director Rithy Panh, was awarded the prize at the Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival 2001, which ran for seven days through Tuesday.

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