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"Haunted by a past that cannot resurface, which remains lurking in the shadows of the Cambodian forest." - Visions du Réel
- Visions du Réel - *Special Mention*
This intimate portrait of a Cambodian woman in unfinished mourning over the murder of her family during the country's 1975-1979 genocide hauntingly illustrates that the past is never a closed event.
Her brother visits her on the meanderings of the river via boat from a lakeside village. Under the guidance of a Buddhist monk, he mounts a strong effort to help his sister overcome the psychological challenges to face and come to terms with the past. They believe she must confront and commune with the spirits in the forest in order to find peace.
The Cambodian genocide, with an estimated death toll of 20-25% of the population, ranks among the worst atrocities in history. Miss Rain focuses on its ongoing ramifications, and amounts to a beautifully-lensed portrait of a woman - and by extension a nation - still in the difficult process of healing.
38 Minutes | Khmer with English subtitles.
Directed by: Charlie Petersmann
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