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41 Ratings

The Rice People

Neak sre

Directed by Rithy Panh
Cambodia, 1994


The Rice People chronicles a few critical months in the life of a peasant farming family on an intimate scale, yet expands to examine universal issues about the human condition.

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The Rice People
Directed by Rithy Panh

Awards & Festivals

Festival de Cannes

1994 | Competition

Toronto International Film Festival


International Film Festival Rotterdam

1995 | Hubert Bals Fund

Hawaii International Film Festival

1995 | Winner: Special Jury Award