Free Screening! Cambodia’s first true martial arts film unleashes the traditional style of bokator is in all its bone-crunching fury when police imprison the lone male member of the all-female Butterfly Gang, and rival factions of inmates try to silence him before he can talk.
Free tickets available at the box office at 2:30 PM the day of the show — first come, first served.
2017, 92 min, Dir: Jimmy Henderson
Cambodia’s first true martial arts film unleashes the traditional style of bokator is in all its bone-crunching fury. The all-female Butterfly Gang has its fingers in seemingly every criminal enterprise imaginable, so when the police capture lone male member Playboy, they ship him off to the most secure prison in the nation. But no prison is unreachable for the Butterfly Gang, who incite the inmates to riot, with rival factions struggling to be the one to silence Playboy before he has the chance to speak with the police trapped inside. Stars Dara Our and Tharoth Sam are both highly trained in bokator, and it shows through the raw, energetic fight choreography.
Screening format: DCP