This is a country in southeast Asia, geographically located between Vietnam and Thailand. During the mid 1970s it was under the dictatorship of the Khmer Rouge.
The Khmer Rouge
This is a brutal military dictatorship which the Cambodian people suffered under during the mid 1970's.
Thailand and South Vietnam
These two countries border Cambodia.
This is the home village of Dara and her family, a small farming community near a lake.
The Silver Buddha
Dara's mother digs up this small figure right before leaving. It is the focus for her prayers.
This is the name of an expansive, crowded refugee camp on the Thai-Cambodian border, the camp to which Dara and her family move and where they encounter Jantu and her family.
The Stone Pillar
This is an ancient stone pillar in the middle of a river running through the Nong Chan camp...
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