Interview with the actors.


Conversations with the actors realized in 2013 by Ashley THOMPSON and Tony SHAPIRO.

With Uk Kosal, Ong Phana, Mao Sy et Chea Ravy.


Georges Bigot and delphine Cottu’s interview.


Extract from the Portuguese newscast SIC international, during the Lisbonne’s performances, September 2013.

Report in Limoges, 2013

Report filmed by France 3 Limoges, in the Limousin Festival Francophonies.

Presentation – Festival Sens Interdits in Lyon.

Presentation of the play for the Festival Sens Interdits in Lyon. Interviews of Patrick Penot and G. Bigot. 2013.

Trailer of the second Epoch

Trailer of the second Epoch made by the Festival Sens Interdits-Théâtre des Célestins, Lyon, 2013.
Extracts from the play and interviews of the Phare’s actors. (french subtitles).

Hélène Cixous et le caractère shakespearien de Sihanouk.

Hélène Cixous et le caractère shakespearien de Sihanouk.

Enregistrement de l’émission “Les matins de France Culture”. Invité : Hélène Cixous.

Trailer of the recreation at the Théâtre du Soleil.

© Théâtre du Soleil, 2013.
(with french subtitles)

Interview of A. Mnouchkine by Marie-Agnès Sevestre.

Festival des Francophonies en Limousin.
August 2013.
Ariane Mnouchkine talks about L’Histoire terrible… and its re-creation in khmer.

Public Rehearsal of the First Epoch in Battambang, August 2010.


Public presentations of a work at Phare Ponleu Selpak © Théâtre du Soleil, august 2010.

“Transformation in Cultural Heritages : The Terrible but Unfinished Story of Norodom Sihanouk, King of Cambodia”


Ashley Thompson presents the khmer project with Phare and the Théâtre du Soleil.

English Video.

Extract from the documentary “Ariane Mnouchkine, l’aventure du Théâtre du Soleil.”

Directed by Catherine Vilpoux, 2009.

Workshop in Battambang avec Ariane Mnouchkine, Ashley Thompson,the actors of Phare and the Théâtre du Soleil, in 2008.

Courtesy of Agat films.

“Tous en scène”


French Television show by Pierre Laville dedicated to Norodom Sihanouk, Ariane Mnouchkine, Hélène Cixous et Georges Bigot, broadcasted on the 28 of october 1985 on FR3. © INA

1- The Théâtre du Soleil presents L’Histoire terrible mais inachevée de Norodom Sihanouk, roi du Cambodge, a play written by Hélène Cixous, directed by Ariane Mnouchkine.

2- Prince Norodom Sihanouk’s exclusive interview about the play.

Excerpts of the documentary film “Auf der Suche nach der Sonne” In Search of the Sun.

Directed by Werner Schroeter, 1986.
Courtesy of Ziegler Film.
A documentary on the Ariane Mnouchkine and the Théâtre du Soleil working with, at its center , extracts from “The Terrible but Unfinished Story of Norodom Sihanouk, King of Cambodia.” “There is no art , writing nor story that doesn’t take its source in love. Choice of Cambodia is also a choice of love. I could not have write about a people whom I can not fall in love. “We hear these words of Helene Cixous, those of Werner Schroeter on cinema. And those, nearby, of Ariane Mnouchkine on her company. “It was the desire to seek the happiness that led to the creation of the Théâtre du Soleil. It was from looking in search of the more beautiful, the more clearly, the more dangerous, the more human. ”