Cambodia, Here I Am
Directed by Jean-Baptiste Phou, 2012, 74 min, Khmer version with English subtitles
(With the presence of film’s director)
Cambodian consulate in Paris. Four women meet and confront their stories and aspirations: Sophea, 24 years-old. French-Cambodian Second generation. Sovandara, 32 years-old. Newcomer. She gave up her life to marry a French man she met in Cambodia. Mom, 40 years-old. Survivor of the Khmer Rouge regime. Metha, 56 years-old. First generation. She Left before the fall of Phnom Penh. She has to go back to her native country to see her dying mother. This encounter will reveal their struggles, hopes, dreams and also amusing integration experiences.