The Sea Wall

Directed by Rithy Panh, 110​ min, 2009, French version with English subtitles

Indochina 1931, the Siam Golf at the edge of the Pacific Ocean. The mother realizes that the departure of her two grown children – Joseph 20 and Suzanne 16 – is ineluctable. Deceived by the colonial administration, she invested all of her savings in worthless, regularly flooded farmland. She puts into place a crazy scheme: building a dam against the sea with the help of the villagers…

Free admission

  • June 15, 2018 · 6:30 pm
  • Bophana Center
  • Cine Club