Speaker: Ly You Sreang, Cambodian Filmmaker and producer in 1960s and 1970s

The Prince Preah Thinavong

Directed by Ly Var, 115min, 1966, Khmer version

After studying magic with a hermit, Preah Thinavong returns to his palace. On the way home, he transformed himself into a leper in order to incite the pity of Princess Neang Pov, the daughter of the king of Borey Champa. The princess pitied the leper so much that she gave him her scarf. Her older sisters assumed that she had a lover and convinced her father to dismiss her from the palace…

The language of the event is Khmer. No simultaneous interpretation will be provided.

  • June 20, 2015 · 2:00 pm
  • Bophana Center
  • Cine Club