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First Trailer for Cambodian Sci-Fi KARMALINK

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First look at director Jake Wachtel's sci-fi drama.

Directed by Jake Wachtel, Karmalink is set in a near future Cambodia where a young boy discovers his mysterious dreams may hold the key to saving his poor neighbourhood from being destroyed. This leads him to a neuroscientist as the pair uncover more than they bargained for.

Srey Leak Chhith, Leng Heng Prak, Sahajak Boonthanakit, Cindy Sirinya Bishop, Rous Mony and Sveng Socheata star.

Karmalink is in US cinemas and VOD from July 15th. A UK/ROI release has yet to be announced.

Check out the trailer below.




The official synopsis reads:

In near-future Phnom Penh, the rich and privileged are augmented with nanotech, and new skyscrapers crowd the skyline. In Tralop Bek, a tight-knit community threatened with forced eviction, 13-year-old Leng Heng is having vivid dreams of his past lives. He and his friends are convinced they are meant to find a buried Buddhist statue to save their homes, and they seek out help from a street-smart girl in the neighborhood, Srey Leak. Together they follow clues across town and into the past, uncovering a link with a genius neuroscientist on a quest for digital nirvana. As Leng Heng’s dreams converge on the present, his very sense of identity begins to unravel. When it becomes clear that the stakes are higher than they imagined, the two friends must decide how far they are willing to go to find their treasure and the truth.