TIFF 2017: Angelina Jolie and kids attend premiere of First They Killed My Father

FP Staff

Sep,12 2017 17:30 21 IST

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Angelina Jolie directorial venture First They Killed My Father was premiered on day 5 of the Toronto International Film Festival. Image from AP.

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The event took place at the Princess of Wales Theatre on 11 September. Here Jolie is seen posing with Rithy Panh. Image from AP.

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Loung Ung (centre) is the real-life inspiration behind Jolie's film.

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First They Killed My Father is based on the Pol Pot regime, the forced evacuations from Phnom Penh, the journey to the brutal labour camps in the country’s northwest, and, for Ung, the conscription of children as soldiers into the ranks of the Revolutionary Army of Kampuchea. Image from AP.

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The movie sparked off massive controversy recently after Jolie spoke about the 'casting game' that was played in order to select the protagonist of the movie. Image from AP.