International Shorts

Sound of the Night

Somleng reatrey

Cambodia
2021 — 20' / Color

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Synopsis

Vibol and his brother Kea sell noodles on a motorized cart every night on the streets of Phnom Penh. They often face troublesome threats from gangsters and thieves, even if these very people are their only customers. As the city is growing around them, they consider their unstable income and imagine a different future.

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Director Biography

SOK Chanrado (b. 1994, Phnom Penh) grew interested in the relationship of media, public opinion, and freedom of expression. After high school, he chose to study film and work at Bophana Center, the audiovisual resource organization founded by filmmaker Rithy Panh. Kongkea VANN graduated with his degree in film from the department of cinema at the School of Media of Pour un Sourire d’Enfant (PSE) in 2016 in Phnom Penh. Shortly after, he has been involved as a camera assistant in certain international projects, such as “First They Killed My Father” by Angelina Jolie in 2017 and the Australian feature film “Buoyancy” by Rodd Rathjen in 2019.

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Director

Chanrado Sok

Kongkea Vann

Producer

Chanrado Sok

Kongkea Vann

Rithea Phichith

Rotha Moeng

Cinematographer

Kongkea Vann

Editor

Chanrado Sok

Sound

Vincent Villa

Contact

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