Modern history

  • The paradox of King father Norodom Sihanouk

    Of the 15 films Norodom Sihanouk directed during his life, the one titled “an Ambition Reduced to Ashes” (1995) reveals the most insight into the king father’s own view of himself and his legacy. The film tells the story of a young prince who has been educated by a guru and master who takes particular care that the...