Director FRANCE

Rithy PANH

Rithy PANH
Biography

Cambodian director, Rithy Panh graduated from the Institut des Hautes Etudes Cinématographiques (IDHEC), France. He started his career by directing documentaries for which he received numerous prizes: Site II (1989), Cinéma de notre temps: Souleymane Cissé (1990), Cambodge entre guerre et paix (1992). In 1994, he directed his first fiction movie Neak Srê selected for competition at Cannes. In 1995, he was in charge of l'Atelier Varan in Cambodia. In 1998, his second feature film Un soir après la guerre was selected at Cannes Official Selection Un Certain Regard. Since 1997, he has directed three new documentaries: Lumière sur un massacre: 10 films contre 110 000 000 de mines (1997), Van Chan, une danseuse cambodgienne (1998), La Terre des âmes errantes (1999). In 2000 he directed the television film Que La Barque se brise, que la jonque s'entrouvre.

Films presented at Cannes

EXIL EXILE 2016 Special Screenings Director, Film Editor, Script / Dialogue, Director of Photography
L'IMAGE MANQUANTE The missing picture 2013 Un Certain Regard Cinematography, Film Editor, Director
DUCH, LE MAÎTRE DES FORGES DE L'ENFER Duch, Master of the Forges of Hell 2011 Special Screenings Cinematography, Film Editor, Director
S21, LA MACHINE DE MORT KHMÈRE ROUGE 2003 Out of Competition Cinematography, Director, Script / Dialogue
UN SOIR APRES LA GUERRE 1998 Un Certain Regard Director, Script / Dialogue
NEAK SRE 1994 In Competition – Feature Films Director, Script / Dialogue

Awards

The missing picture
L'IMAGE MANQUANTE The missing picture 2013 Prize of Un Certain Regard Cinematography, Film Editor, Director
Jury members
Member - Cinéfondation & Short Films - 2001
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Kornél MUNDRUCZÓ

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Paul VECCHIALI

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Rolf DE HEER

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Sergei EISENSTEIN

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