Que la barque se brise, que la jonque s'entrouvre

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Que la barque se brise, que la jonque s'entrouvre
Directed by Rithy Panh
Written by Rithy Panh
Starring Vantha Talisman
Éric Nguyen
Distributed by Catherine Dussart Productions
Release date
2001 (France)
Running time
87 minutes
Country Cambodia/France

Que la barque se brise, que la jonque s'entrouvre (Literally, "Let the boat break its back, let the junk break open") is a 2001 French-Cambodian made-for-television romantic-drama film directed by Rithy Panh.

Synopsis[edit]

This telefilm describes the meeting between Cambodian restaurateur Bopha ("flower"), a survivor of the genocide of the Khmer Rouge, and a Vietnamese man named Mihn, a "boat people" refugee who drives a taxi at night and works as a deliveryman during the day for his uncle's grocery store.

Cast[edit]

  • Vantha Talisman as Bopha
  • Éric Nguyen as Mihn
  • Molica Kheng as Lacksmey
  • Chamroeun Na as Yeay Mean
  • Amara Tan as Naline

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