Tida Sok Puos

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Tida Sok Puos
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Directed by Hui Kung
Produced by Hui Kung
Starring Kong Som Eun
Dy Saveth
Mandoline
Release date
  • 1973 (1973)
CountryCambodia
LanguageKhmer

Tida Sok Puos (Khmer : ធីតាសក់ពស់) or Snake Hair is a 1973 Cambodian film directed by Hui Kung starring Kong Som Eun, Dy Saveth, and Mandoline.

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Plot

Cast

Background

The film is considered the most iconic of "one of the most notable faces of the golden age of Khmer cinema", Dy Saveth. [1]

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References

  1. Nou, Sotheavy (2023-03-28). "Day One of CIFF "Sprouts": Snake Girl Drops In". Cambodia International Film Festival. Retrieved 2023-06-09.