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Buoyancy - September 26th 2019

Brutality and beauty in a true tale of horror

Chakra (Sarm Heng), a 14-year-old boy, leaves his rice-growing family in Cambodia and crosses the border to Thailand, looking for construction work. He is fed up with the back-breaking farm work foisted on him by his father. In a boilover one night, he asks his parents why they had to have so many children. He steals away at dawn the next day, with only a plastic bag full of belongings.

Last updated on Thursday September 26th 2019

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