The Betrayal (Nerakhoon) (2008)
This intense, Oscar-nominated documentary relates the story of a Laotian family's struggle to emigrate to America and escape the secret campaign the U.S. government launched in their home country during the Vietnam War. The epic and affecting journey of the Phrasavaths is told with footage captured over the span of over 23 years, retracing an arc of difficult history and inspiring survival. 92 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English and Lao Dolby Digital 5.1; Subtitles: English; audio commentary; biographies; bonus footage; deleted scenes; interview. In English and Lao with English subtitles.
Academy Award ®
Nominee: Best Documentary Feature