The Killing Fields
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Production year: 1984
Director: Roland Joffé
Rating: Rating
UPC [Locale]: 883929-374267
Running time: 2:21 (141 Min.)
Casetype: Digibook
Format: 1.85:1 Widescreen
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Double-Layered
Released: January 07, 2014
Collection type: Owned (#3930)
Status: Available
Purchase date: January 11, 2014
Purchase price: Hidden
Review (movie): 9 / 10
Review (video): 7 / 10
Overview
Nominated for 7 Academy Awards® (including Best Picture) and the winner of 3*, The Killing Fields is an epic true story of friendship and survival marking its long-awaited hi-def debut on a visually stunning, emotionally powerful Blu-ray™. Sam Waterston plays a correspondent whose coverage of Cambodia's 1975 Khmer Rouge uprising entraps him and other journalists. Best Supporting Actor Oscar® winner Dr. Haing S. Ngor – like the hero he plays, a survivor of the "killing fields" – is the reporter's aide and friend who saves the journalists from execution, but who is later sentenced to labor camps, enduring starvation, torture and the constant threat of death. This Deluxe 30th-Anniversary Edition includes a premium 36-page book filled with rare photos, trivia, production history and more.

*1984 Awards: Actor in a Supporting Role (Haing S. Ngor, Cinematography (Chris Menges) and Film Editing (Jim Clark).
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Genres
Drama
War
Studios
Production Studios:
 • Goldcrest Pictures
 • International Film Investors
 • Enigma Productions
Media Companies:
 • Warner Home Video
Audio format
English  DTS HD Master Audio 2-Channel Stereo
Spanish  Dolby Digital 2-Channel Stereo
Commentary  Dolby Digital 2-Channel Stereo
Subtitles
English
French
Spanish
Tags
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Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Main Feature
Features
 • Scene Access
 • Feature Trailers
 • Commentary
 • 36 Page Book
Crew
Direction
Roland Joffé....Director
Writing
Bruce Robinson....Screenwriter
Production
David Puttnam....Producer
Cinematography
Chris Menges....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Jim Clark....Film Editor
Music
Mike Oldfield....Composer
Sound
Clive Winter....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Art
Roy Walker....Production Designer
Roger Murray Leach....Art Director
Steve Spence....Art Director
Judy Moorcroft....Costume Designer
Keith Denny....Costume Designer
Tommie Manderson....Make-up Artist
Yvonne Coppard....Make-up Artist
Ken Lintott....Make-up Artist
Freddie Williamson....Make-up Artist
Sophy Pradith....Make-up Artist
Fred Cramer....Visual Effects
Cast
Sam Waterston....Sydney Schanberg
Dr. Haing S. Ngor....Dith Pran
John Malkovich....Al Rockoff
Julian Sands....Jon Swain
Craig T. Nelson....Military Attache
Spalding Gray....U.S. Consul
Bill Paterson....Dr. MacEntire
Athol Fugard....Dr. Sundesval
Graham Kennedy....Dougal
Katherine Krapum Chey....Ser Moeum (Pran's Wife)
Oliver Pierpaoli....Titony (Pran's Son)
Edward Entero Chey....Sarun
Tom Bird....U.S. Military Advisor
Monirak Sisowath....Phat (K. R. Leader: 2nd Village)
Lambool Dtangpaibool....Phat's Son
Ira Wheeler....Ambassador Wade
David Henry....France
Patrick Malahide....Morgan
Nell Campbell....Beth
Joan Harris....TV Interviewer
Joanna Merlin....Schanberg's Sister
Jay Barney....Schanberg's Father
Mark Long....Noaks
Sayo Imaba....Mrs. Noaks
Mow Leng....Sirik Matak
Chinsaure Sar....Arresting Officer
Hout Ming Tran....K. R. Cadre -First Village
Thach Suon....Sahn
Neevy Pal....Rosa