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Academy Award Nominee for Best Foreign Language Film 'The Missing Picture' is Out Now on DVD

Photo of Carlos Aguilar By Carlos Aguilar | SydneysBuzz June 10, 2014 at 6:28PM

"The Missing Picture” is now available on DVD from Strand Releasing, and it is definitely a stunning piece of filmmaking incomparable in depth and form to any other film in recent memory.
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The Missing Picture
The Missing Picture

Pushing the boundaries of documentary filmmaking, Cambodian director Rithy Panh crafted a unique film that revisits his experiences living under the tyrannical rule of the Khmer Rouge in the 70’s. Unable to construct a story entirely with archive footage, he decided to use static clay figures to create the lost images of the time. Through this visual exercise he gives life to his deceased family and many others whose deaths were forgotten by history. “The Missing Picture” complements its powerful aesthetic with poignant narration directly from Rithy Panh’s mind.

Now available on DVD from Strand Releasing, this Academy Award Nominee for Best Foreign Language Film is definitely a stunning piece of filmmaking incomparable in depth and form to any other film in recent memory.

The Missing Picture

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Review: The Missing Picture

History and memory have two strikingly distinct approaches to collecting information - even when related to the same event. The former is pragmatic, factual, and unconcerned with anything that cannot be sustained by evidence whether it is documents or, more prominently, images. The latter is emotion-based, sensory and individualized. Although it can sometimes be  correlated with the historical account, it is often only pertinent to a personal experience or a collective one unrecorded on textbooks, only tangible for those who lived through it. How can one fill that void? How can these untold stories form part of the conversation when debating a defining moment in history? If only the villains had a chance to capture their version of the story, how can the mute voices of the victims be heard? This is the artistic mission of Rithy Panh’s courageous, unprecedented, and unimaginably personal documentary The Missing Picture... Read More  


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