Exclusive: ‘Funan’ Director Denis Do Reveals His Personal Connection to the Harrowing True Story

Funan, the upcoming GKIDS release from co-writer/director Denis Do in his feature directorial debut, tells a deeply personal tale from Do’s own family history. The story follows a Cambodian family who finds their idyllic lives turned upside down by the emergence of the Khmer Rouge in the mid-1970s. What follows is a harrowing tale of survival and sacrifice, and a portrayal of man’s inhumanity to man. And it’s all pulled from experiences that Do’s own family members and their friends suffered through, as he reveals in our exclusive new video featurette.

In full: http://collider.com/funan-director-denis-do-video-interview/

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