First They Killed My Father (movie)

First They Killed My Father is a 2017 American biographical historical thriller movie directed by Angelina Jolie and Jolie and written by Loung Ung , is based Ung’s memoir of same name . It will be released on Netflix .


On July 23, 2015, it was announced that Angelina Jolie would next direct a film adaptation of the memoir First They Killed My Father by Loung Ung for Netflix , for which Jolie and Ung wrote the script. [1] Jolie would also produce the film along with Rithy Panh , while Jolie’s Maddox Jolie-Pitt would also be involved in the production. [1]


Main photography on the film begins in early February 2016 in Battambang , Cambodia . [2] Filming was scheduled to begin in early November 2015 in Siem Reap . [3]Filming will also be done in Phnom Penh . [4]


  1. ^ Jump up to:b Patten, Dominic (July 23, 2015). “Angelina Jolie To Helm ‘First They Killed My Father’ As A Netflix Original Pic” . . Retrieved July 27, 2015 .
  2. Jump up^ “Mixed Feelings as Jolie Starts Filming in B’bang” . The Cambodia Daily . February 12, 2016 . Retrieved February 12, 2016 .
  3. Jump up^ “EXCLUSIVE: First look at the set of Angelina Jolie’s new movie in the heart of the Cambodian jungle” . . November 7, 2015 . Retrieved November 12, 2015 .
  4. Jump up^ Lew, Josh (November 9, 2015). “Angelina Jolie to Start Filming in Cambodia’s Biggest Tourist Attraction” . . Retrieved November 12, 2015 .

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