White Building


White Building

Kavich NeangCambodia – 2021

Samnang faces the demolition of his lifelong home in Phnom Penh coupled with pressures from family, friends, and neighbours, which all arise and intersect at this moment of sudden change.

Original Title White Building
German Title White Building
French Title White Building
Other Titles White Building
Directed by Kavich Neang
Country Cambodia
Available Formats
Screenplay Kavich Neang, Daniel Mattes
Film Editing Félix Rehm
Soundtrack Jean-Charles Bastion
Cinematography Douglas Seok
Sound Vincent Villa, Sopheakdey Touch
Décors Kanitha Tith, Anne-Sorya Fitte
Costumes Sovettorn Chea
Production Anti-Archive, Apsara Films
Runtime 90 Min.
Language Khmer/f + e
Piseth Chhun Samnang
Sithan Hout Vater / père de Samnang
Sokha Uk Mutter / mère de Samnang
Chinnaro Soem Ah Kha
Sovann Tho Tol
Jany Min Kanha
Chandalin Y Samphors

«In vielfacher Hinsicht ein Symbol für die facettenreiche Geschichte des Landes und seiner Gesellschaft.» film-rezensionen.de, Rouven Linnarz

«Ein melancholisches Denkmal für die rasante urbane Transformation von Phnom Penh.» Variety

«Ein sanfter und einfühlsamer Blick in die Erfahrungen einer Familie, die von einem Bauunternehmer aus der langjährigen Wohnung bugsiert wird.» The Guardian

«Ein zutiefst persönliches, wandelbares Werk.» Cineuropa


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