A new wonderful interview was released yesterday with Angie and Loung Ung by The Los Angeles Times and a new beautiful portrait was released along with the interview.
Angelina Jolie and Loung Ung are sitting in a conference room in the confines of Netflix’s shiny new Hollywood offices. It seems like any other day and, in many ways, for these longtime friends this interview is exactly that, another opportunity to make sure the world doesn’t forget the horrors that occurred in Cambodia under the Khmer Rouge regime. It’s a mission that won’t end for either of them anytime soon.
Not only have the two women known each other for more than a decade, they are bound by their shared collaboration, the epic film “First They Killed My Father.” The film, released in September, adapted Ung’s 2000 fictionalized retelling of her family’s experiences. The celebrated work chronicles Ung’s childhood under the Khmer Rouge in the mid-1970s. Jolie directed the picture, which is Cambodia’s official entry for the foreign language Academy Award, and co-wrote the screenplay with Ung.
Read full interview in our press archive!