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Duch, Master of the Forges of Hell

Duch, le maître des forges de l'enfer

Directed by Rithy Panh
France, 2011
Documentary, History


Between 1975 and 1979, the Khmer Rouge regime caused the death of some 1.8 million people, representing one-quarter of the population of Cambodia. Duch was in charge at M13, a Khmer Rouge-controlled prison, for 4 years before being appointed to the S21 centre in Phnom Penh.

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Duch, Master of the Forges of Hell
Directed by Rithy Panh

Awards & Festivals

Festival de Cannes

2011 | Special Screening

Toronto International Film Festival

2011 | Real to Reel

International Film Festival Rotterdam

2012 | Spectrum

César Awards

2013 | Nominee: Best Documentary Film

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