Rithy Panh’s latest film, “The Missing Picture,” is both a historical documentary about the murderous regime of the Khmer Rouge and a chapter out of the Cambodian filmmaker’s own personal diary. The winner of this year’s Cannes Film Festival award Un Certain Regard—which recognizes films with unique style and aesthetics—“The Missing Picture” features scenes from the Khmer Rouge regime recreated using clay figurines, interspersed with archival propaganda footage from the Pol Pot regime. It is Mr. Panh’s look back at how life was before the revolutionary soldiers entered Phnom Penh on April 17, 1975, which makes the film
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