The Resource The Girls from Phnom Penh

The Girls from Phnom Penh

Label
The Girls from Phnom Penh
Title
The Girls from Phnom Penh
Contributor
Distributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Girls of Phnom Penh, which was filmed over six months in 2008 and 2009, follows three victims as they struggle to endure the ordeals of their daily existence...Telling their own story in their own words, what grows increasingly evident in the discourse of the film is the extraordinary bond that exists between the three girls - like sisters united against all the horrors the world throws at them...Srey Leak was deflowered by a stranger when she was 14. Like many Cambodian men, he believed her virginity would increase his good health and virility. Her family used the money to pay her mother{u2019}s medical bills. Her two friends, Me Nea and Cheata, opted to sell themselves to support their families and young children. ..The film paints a portrait of ordinary girls, little more than children, who share the same preoccupations, insecurities and vanity of teenagers the world over, yet nightly make the greatest of sacrifices. In the clutches of an unforgiving spiral of debt and ignominy, it is a mark of the girls{u2019} strength as well as their desperation that they each maintain they would do the same, given their time over again
Cataloging source
VDU
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by Zealot Films in 2009
Language note
In English
Runtime
63
Technique
live action
Label
The Girls from Phnom Penh
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frames
  • In Process Record
  • Film
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
kan1307672
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (64 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
  • video
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia.
  • rdamedia.
Media type code
  • v
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound.
Publisher number
1307672
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
(OCoLC)985036740
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
The Girls from Phnom Penh
Link
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frames
  • In Process Record
  • Film
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
kan1307672
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (64 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
  • video
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia.
  • rdamedia.
Media type code
  • v
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound.
Publisher number
1307672
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
(OCoLC)985036740
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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