Ruin

Directed By : Amiel Courtin-Wilson and Michael Cody

Australia, Cambodia / 2013 / 90 min / Completed

Technical Details :

Cast :

Rous Mony, Sang Malen, Johnny Brennan, Chiev Ouen, Phanha Socheat, Hun Sophy

Produced By :

Flood Projects Production, Hanuman Films

Music By :

Steve Benwell

Language :

Khmer (Cambodian)

Festivals & Awards :

Festivals :

Venice IFF – In Competition Orizzonti

Moscow IFIF – Official Competition

Valdivia IFF – Official Competition

Karlovy Vary IFF – Official Selection

Cork IFF – Official Competition

Rotterdam International Film Festival – Official Selection

Goteborg International Film Festival – Official Selection

Sofia IFF – Official Selection

Valdivostok IFF – Official Selection

Sitges IFF – In Competition

Deauville Asian Film Festival – Official Selection

Munich IFF – Official Selection

Cologne Conference – Official Selection

Fantaspoa FF – In Competition

Sidney IFF – Official Selection

Melbourne IFF – Official Selection

Transilvania IFF – Official Selection

Sopot – Official Selection

Awards :

Venice IFF – special Orizzonti Jury prize

Moscow IFIF – Winner Best Concept & Winner Best Cinematography

Asia Pacific Film Festival – Winner for Best Editing

Fantaspoa FF – Best Direction Panorama Section

Sopot – Best cinematography & Best Picture

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Synopsis :

An impressionistic fable. The story of Phirun (Rous Mony) and Sovanna (Sang Malen) – two young lovers inexplicably drawn together after escaping a brutal and exploitative world of crime and violence in modern day Cambodia. Running away from Phnom Penh after a murder, they travel deeper into the jungle. As their vulnerable love falls away and flows along their journey, they wake from the trauma of their past lives and unleash a violent rage upon the world. Love and death intermingle as they travel deeper into the abyss. Their world strangely transforming around the two young lovers on the run.

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