Boren Chhith (b. 1989, Battambang, Cambodia), trained in circus and theatre before takling his first steps in film in 2013 as a 3rd assistant director for Régis Warnier’s Time for Confessions. After a year of film school at Cinécréatis Nantes, Boren entered the French film industry and has since worked as 3rd assistant on several films: Anatomy of a Fall (Justine Triet), Onoda 10000 Nights in the Jungle (Arthur Harari), and more. Neak Meas is his first film as writer and director.
A shopping list, a wildfire, the urban sprawl and a modern-day pirate. Soft collisions of memory and dream abound across films that trace the sometimes imperceptible impressions that capitalism leaves on our everyday lives.