The Killing Fields (1984)
Academy Award for Best Film Editing (Jim Clark)
Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor (Haing S. Ngor)
Sølvklumpen for beste utenlandske kinofilmAward nominations: Academy Award for Best Actor (Sam Waterston)
Academy Award for Best Director (Roland Joffé)
Academy Award for Best Picture (David Puttnam)
Academy Award for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay (Bruce Robinson)Award details: (details at IMDb)
The Killing Fields is a 1984 British drama film set in Democratic Kampuchea, which is based on the experiences of two journalists: Cambodian Dith Pran and American Sydney Schanberg. The film, which won eight BAFTA Awards and three Academy Awards, was directed by Roland Joffé and stars Sam Waterston as Schanberg, Haing S. Ngor as Pran, Julian Sands as Jon Swain, and John Malkovich as Al Rockoff. The adaptation for the screen was written by Bruce Robinson and the soundtrack by Mike Oldfield, orchestrated by David Bedford.