15 certificateThe Killing Fields is a Film programme that first aired in 1984 and has been classified a 15 certificate.

The Killing Fields is a 4 star programme

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The Killing Fields (1984)

Directed by
Roland Joffé

The true story of New York Times reporter Sidney Schanberg and his efforts to locate his Cambodian friend and translator Dith Pran after he was captured by the brutal Khmer Rouge while working for Schanberg in Cambodia in 1973. The film follows Pran's efforts to survive the Khmer Rouge regime and the purge of the country that took Cambodia into 'Year Zero'.

Written by

Also known as "Los Gritos del Silencio"

Genre: Film

Running Time: 100 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1984

4/5 Stars

Classification: 15 Certificate

Production Country: UK

Filmed in Colour


Image for Sam WaterstonSam Waterston...Sydney Schanberg
Haing S. Ngor...Dith Pran
Image for John MalkovichJohn Malkovich...Alan 'Al' Rockoff Photographer
Julian Sands...Jon Swain
Image for Craig T. NelsonCraig T. Nelson...Major Reeves Military Attache
Spalding Gray...United States consul
Image for Bill PatersonBill Paterson...Dr. MacEntire
Athol Fugard...Dr. Sundesval
Graham Kennedy...Dougal
Katherine Krapum Chey...Ser Moeum: Dith Pran's wife
Oliver Pierpaoli...Titony: Dith Pran's son
Edward Entero Chey...Sarun Sydney's Driver
Tom Bird...US Military Advisor
Monirak Sisowath...Phat: Khmer Rouge leader: 2nd village
Lambool Dtangpaibool...Phat's son
Ira Wheeler...Ambassador Wade
David Henry...France
Image for Patrick MalahidePatrick Malahide...Morgan
Nell Campbell...Beth
Joan Harris...TV Interviewer