The Elimination: A survivor of the Khmer Rouge confronts his past and the commandant of the killing fields

The Elimination: A survivor of the Khmer Rouge confronts his past and the commandant of the killing fields

Rithy Panh


From the the world over acclaimed director of S-21: The Khmer Rouge Killing Machine, a survivor’s autobiography that confronts the evils of the Khmer Rouge dictatorship.

Rithy Panh used to be purely 13 years outdated whilst the Khmer Rouge expelled his family members from Phnom Penh in 1975. within the months and years that undefined, his whole kinfolk used to be done, starved, or labored to loss of life. Thirty years later, after having develop into a revered filmmaker, Rithy Panh comes to a decision to query one of many males largely answerable for the genocide, Comrade Duch, who’s neither a regular individual nor a demon—he’s an informed organizer, a slaughterer who talks, forgets, lies, explains, and works on his legacy. This war of words unfolds into a great narrative of human historical past and an exam of the character of evil.
 
The Elimination stands one of the crucial works that rfile the significant tragedies of the 20th century, with Primo Levi’s If it is a Man and Elie Wiesel’s Night.

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