Though I must say that (unlike you, apparently) I always thought that Imagine was a singularly poor choice for that movie, unless it was meant ironically, which I don’t think it was. Among the many failings of the Khmer Rouge regime, you cannot include a failure to imagine a utopia. They were actually quite good at that, right down to Lennon’s prescribed outlawing of religion and possessions.
For some reason, the first thing that any Utopian visionary who gets any measure of political power does is establish killing fields. The song could practically be a Khmer Rouge anthem.]]>
I saw that movie in my high school journalism class.]]>
Do you know if he left a family?]]>