Cambodia: nation who wanted to kill (1979)

Documentary №8224, 3 parts, duration: 0:28:56
Production: CSDF (RCSDF)
Director:Vermisheva E.
Screenwriters:Vermisheva E.
Camera operators:Bgancev I.
Composers:Geviksman V.
Anouncers:Kayurov U.
Text authors:Levin L.


The film tells about the dictatorial regime of Pol Pot and Ieng Sary, resulting in the death of millions of people, the overthrow of the regime, the celebration of the victory and the return of people to a peaceful life.

Reel №1

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Views from the windows of the plane.

Banner Kampuchea.

Phnom Penh, January 25, 1979, people gather at the stadium to celebrate Victory Day.

People hand out food.

Start the holiday.

People's faces.

The stands of the stadium.

Alternation: a deserted city, the old days of peace.

Destroyed houses and littered yards.

Defeated apartments.

Photos taken at the police stations.

Multi-storey building.

The temple complex of Angkor Wat, littered the area.

Destruction inside the temples.

The remains of the village buildings.

Calendar: 01/25/1979

Locations: Cambodia [942] Cambodia [37]

Reel №2

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Rubbish in the devastated courtyard.

Ancient fresco under the cornice.

The inscriptions on the wall.

Captured soldiers Pol Pot's under guard.

Behind Bars is the photo of Pol Pot.

Chinese Embassy in Phnom Penh.

Busts of politicians in a pile of garbage in the yard.

Alternation: people leveled the ground in the schoolyard, the cameras turned to the prison school.

Fence of barbed wire.

Broken textbooks.

Pictures of dead children.

The captured commander of the local community.

Those children and adults.

He tells the captive soldiers.

Adults and children over the fence.

People's faces.

The sick and wounded children.

Woman tells of a family death.

Locks on the doors.

Closed water supply station.

The defeated audience.

Warehouses behind barbed wire.

Destroyed National Bank.

Money and debris on the floor.

Abandoned agricultural land.

Top view of a stone staircase.

Overflight of Kampuchea, the shadow of the aircraft on the ground.

Ammunition depots.

Military equipment.

Soldiers of the People's Liberation Army in Phnom Penh.

Locations: Cambodia [942] Cambodia [37]

Reel №3

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The soldiers at the stadium applauded.

The people met the political leaders.

The participants of the festival.

Heng Samrin speech.

The troops and the civilian population.

Return to the abandoned village: people carry belongings, preparing meals, and restore the home, responding to journalists' questions.


Residents on the streets.

Cambodians celebrate the Victory Day at the stadium.

The flag in his hand.

Banner Kampuchea.


Heng Samrin - Cambodian military and political figure, a revolutionary, chairman of the State Council of the People's Republic of Kampuchea.

Locations: Cambodia [942] Cambodia [37]

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