The Killing Fields (1984) (en)
Slogan: Here, only the silent survive.
- Original title: The Killing Fields
- Evaluation: 7.5 (Votes: 505)
- Genres: Drama, History, War
- Release date 1984-11-02 (1984)
- Duration: 142 Min
- Keywords: genocide, based on novel or book, killing fields, pulitzer prize, embassy, red khmer, vietnam, cambodia, based on a true story, journalist, 1970s, civil war, pol pot, photographer
The real-life story of a friendship between two journalists, an American and a Cambodian, during the bloody Khmer Rouge takeover of Cambodia in 1975, which led to the death of 2-3 million Cambodians during the next four years, until Pol Pot's regime was toppled by the intervening Vietnamese in 1979.