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Un Barrage Contre le Pacifique

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This distinguished outing constitutes Cambodian director [[Performer~P192686~Rithy Pahn~rithypanh]]'s feature adaptation of [[Performer~P159901~Marguerite Duras~margueriteduras]]' 1950 novel of the same name (a tome typically perceived as a predecessor to her better-known volume The Lover). [[Performer~P192686~Panh~rithypanh]] relies on the material to provide a panoramic overview of his native country, within the context of a fictional narrative. The film, like the novel, unfolds in...more

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