- OSCAR WINNER:
- Best Supporting Actor - Haing S. Ngor
- Best Cinematography
- Best Editing
A New York Times reporter and his Cambodian aide are harrowingly trapped in Cambodia's 1975 Khmer Rouge revolution.
After the war, the adviser is imprisoned in Pol Pot's work camps in Cambodia, and the journalist lobbies for his release.
Sam Waterston, John Malkovich and Oscar winner Haing S. Ngor star in this shattering true story.