Sunday, September 8, 2013
Well, blow me down with a feather. The road movie-cum-love story, Ruin, won a special jury prize at the Venice Film Festival on Saturday night. Shot on a shoestring budget in Cambodia with Cambodians Ros Mony and Sang Malen as the film's two main actors, the prize was awarded in the festival’s cutting-edge Horizons section. Well done to all concerned, including our own Kulikar Sotho who was co-producer for the film. Meanwhile, Mony had to rush back from Venice to finish off filming scenes from The Last Reel in Battambang this weekend, under Kulikar's direction, her debut as a feature film director.