Davy Chou

Davy Chou


I wanted to make a film that would explore and understand the relationship between the youth and the myth of Cambodia's modernity.    


Davy Chou is a French-Cambodian filmmaker born in 1983. His documentary GOLDEN SLUMBERS (2011) was selected for the Berlin Film Festival – Forum in 2012 and the Busan International Film Festival, as well as more than 40 other international festivals. His short film CAMBODIA 2099 (2014), which takes place entirely on Diamond Island, in Phnom Penh, has been selected for the Cannes Film Festival Directors’ Fortnight. In 2016, he returned to Cannes, where his feature DIAMOND ISLAND was selected for the Semaine de la Critique.

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