The Killing Fields (1984)


The real-life story of a friendship between two journalists, an American and a Cambodian, during the bloody Khmer Rouge takeover of Cambodia in 1975, which led to the death of 2-3 million Cambodians during the next four years, until Pol Pot's regime was toppled by the intervening Vietnamese in 1979.

The Killing Fields Viooz
Viooz Score: 7.5/10 from 517 votes
Release Date: 1984-11-02
Status: Released
Run time: 142 min / 2:22
Production Studio : Goldcrest, Enigma Productions, International Film Investors
Production Country: United Kingdom

The Killing Fields Casts

Sam Waterston
as Sydney Schanberg
Haing S. Ngor
as Dith Pran
Craig T. Nelson
as Major Reeves, Military Attache
John Malkovich
as Alan 'Al' Rockoff, Photographer
Athol Fugard
as Dr. Sundesval
Julian Sands
as Jon Swain
Spalding Gray
as United States consul
Bill Paterson
as Dr. MacEntire
Graham Kennedy
as Dougal
Katherine Krapum Chey
as Ser Moeum: Dith Pran's wife
Oliver Pierpaoli
as Titony: Dith Pran's son
Edward Entero Chey
as Sarun, Sydney's Driver
Tom Bird
as U.S. Military Advisor
Monirak Sisowath
as Phat: Khmer Rouge leader: 2nd village
Lambool Dtangpaibool
as Phat's Son
Ira Wheeler
as Ambassador Wade
David Henry
as France
Patrick Malahide
as Morgan
Nell Campbell
as Beth
Joan Harris
as TV Interviewer
Joanna Merlin
as Schanberg's Sister
Jay Barney
as Schanberg's Father
Mark Long
as Noaks
Sayo Inaba
as Mrs. Noaks
Mow Leng
as Sirik Matak
Chinsaure Sa
as Arresting Officer
Hout Ming Tran
as K.R. Cadre - First Village
Thach Suon
as Sahn
Neevy Pal
as Rosa

The Killing Fields Crew

Production Iain Smith Associate Producer
Production Juliet Taylor Casting
Production Susie Figgis Casting
Production Marion Dougherty Casting
Art Roy Walker Production Design
Art Roger Murray-Leach Art Direction
Directing Roland Joffé Director
Writing Bruce Robinson Screenplay
Production David Puttnam Producer
Sound Mike Oldfield Original Music Composer
Camera Chris Menges Director of Photography
Editing Jim Clark Editor
Production Pat Golden Casting
Art Steve Spence Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Judy Moorcroft Costume Design
Camera David Appleby Still Photographer
Crew Judy Freeman Video Assist Operator