An American war correspondent, Tony Collins, and a former Khmer
Rouge child soldier, Sam Rith, reunite after nearly thirty years.
Tony helped the world-weary 15-year-old Sam start a new life in the
Sam Rith arrived in America, sponsored by Christian couple. But
Sam took more than a few wrong turns and ended up spending most of
his youth locked up in an American prison before being deported
back to Cambodia.
Back again in Cambodia and totally without family and friends,
Sam found ways to do what he had always done best-survive.
Reconnecting with 'old friends'-Tony Collins and the Khmer Rouge
cadre who'd made him eat a human heart-Sam opened a new chapter of
his life working as a translator at the war crime tribunal. He
translated the old horrors of wars, truths and lies for the
Reunion tells an unsentimental, powerfully evocative story of
friendship, desperation, hope and deception that are part of life.
A memorable reunion of two men seeking redemption and finding that
the past never dies. In post-Khmer Rouge Cambodia, Reunion explores
friendship and survival, and how peace and justice remain