The Sea Wall

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The Sea Wall
Un barrage contre le Pacifique.jpg
Directed by Rithy Panh
Produced by Cati Couteau
Catherine Dussart
Written by Marguerite Duras (novel)
Rithy Panh
Michel Fessler
Music by Marc Marder
Cinematography Pierre Milon
Edited by Marie-Christine Rougerie
Distributed by Axiom Films (UK and Ireland)
Release date
  • September 9, 2008 (2008-09-09) (Canada)
  • January 7, 2009 (2009-01-07) (France)
Country France
Language French
Budget $7.1 million
Box office $1.6 million[1]

The Sea Wall (French: Un barrage contre le Pacifique) is a 2008 film by Cambodian director Rithy Panh in a French/Cambodian/Belgian co-production.[2] The film opened on 7 January 2009 in France. It was adapted from the 1950 novel The Sea Wall by Marguerite Duras.[3] The novel had previously been adapted as This Angry Age by René Clément in 1958.


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