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Dith Pran (Character)
from The Killing Fields (1984)

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The Killing Fields -- Winner of 3 Academy Awards! A New York Times reporter and his Cambodian aide are harrowingly trapped in Cambodia's 1975 Khmer Rouge revolution.
The Killing Fields -- An American citizen is trapped in Cambodia during tyrant Pol Pot's bloody "Year Zero" ethnic cleansing campaign, which claimed the lives of two million "undesirable" civilians.

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From The Killing Fields (1984)
Dith Pran: They tell us that God is dead. And now the Party, they call the Angka, will provide everything for us. He says, Angka has identified and proclaims that the existence of a bad new disease, a memory sickness like those that think too much about life in pre-revolutionary Cambodia. He says, we are surrounded by enemies. The enemy is inside us. No one can be trusted.
[young boy Xs out parents in stick figure family on blackboard]
Dith Pran: We must be like the ox and have no thought, except for the Party. No laugh, but for the Uncle. People starve, but we must not grow food. We must honor the comrade children, whose minds are not corrupted by the past.
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