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638 Ratings

The Killing Fields

Directed by Roland Joffé
United Kingdom, 1984
Drama, History, War


A photographer is trapped in Cambodia during tyrant Pol Pot’s bloody “Year Zero” cleansing campaign, which claimed the lives of two million “undesirable” civilians.

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The Killing Fields Directed by Roland Joffé

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1985 | 3 wins including: Best Actor in a Supporting Role

1985 | 4 nominations including: Best Picture

National Board of Review

1984 | Winner: Top Ten Films

BAFTA Awards

1985 | 8 wins including: Best Actor

1985 | 5 nominations including: Best Actor

Directors Guild of America

1985 | Nominee: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures

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