My Mother’s Tongue

My Mother’s Tongue explores the delicate relationship between a mother and son who don’t speak the same language. The emotional journey unfolds through a series of vignettes that draw the viewer deeper into the inner world of a son seeking understanding and to be understood.

Please note: The film contains content about disease and death and can be triggering for some audiences.

A film by Jean-Baptiste Phou, Sound Design by Vincent Villa, Illustrations by Sao Sreymao additional Animation by Denis Do. With the support of l’Institut français du Cambodge and Cambodian Living Arts.