In the Life of Music tells the story of how one song "Champa Battambang," a song made famous by Sinn Sisamouth (the King of Khmer Music), plays a role in the lives of three different generations. It is a feature narrative told in 3 chapters during 3 different decades, depicting the lives of people whose world is inevitably transformed by the emergence of the Khmer Rouge Regime. It is a powerful intergenerational tale that weaves through 37 years of Cambodia's ever-changing landscape.
Three stories, 3 generations, 3 decades brought together by one song
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It was selected as the Cambodian entry for the Best International Feature Film at the 92nd Academy Awards. See more
Written by Sinn Sisamouth
Performed by Small World Small Band See more