CTFF 2017 Official Selection: LOVE 2 THE POWER OF 4

SATURDAY, SEPT. 16th 2017 – ART THEATRE LONG BEACH: 2025 E. 4th Street. Long Beach, CA. 90814

Directors: Sothea Ines & Deependra Gauchan
Cambodia / Narrative Feature / Comedy, Romance / Khmer with English subtitles / 1 hr 52 mins / U.S. Premiere

Synopsis: Love to the Power of 4 is a film about love and its manifestations. Finding love is just the beginning. Keeping love is the real challenge.

Khmer Language title: ស្នេហ៍ស្វ័យគុណ ៤ (Sner Svai Kun Buon)

Written, directed and produced by: Sothea Ines and Deependra Gauchan
Executive Producer: Bernard Anthony
Line Producer: Chhin Sothea
DoP: Chey Sambath
Editor: Khem Chanthon
Sound Designer: Khorn Thavy
Music: Songkites
Production Designer: Na Chingching
Costume Designer and Make-Up Artist: Apple Love

Tony : Cheky Athiporn
Neardey: Birya Beebee
Sam: Kim Saron
Nyta: Mean Sonyta
Rita: Duch Lida
Seila: Chy Ratana
Samdy: Chan Sreyroth
Clint: Pich Sophy
Roth: Sam Rocker
Leak: Sok Sokonitha


Sothea Ines, Director, worked as a Writer and Director at BBC Media Action on popular TV series, Loy9 and Love9. Ines’ debut short film, RICE, won the Best Film Award at TROPFEST SEA 2014, the world’s largest short film festival.

Ines founded ComeTogether Films in 2015. Love 2 the power of 4 is her first feature, which she co-wrote, directed and produced with her mentor, Deependra Gauchan.

Her next feature film, Behind the Glass Door, is currently in pre-production, slated for completion by the end of 2017.

Deependra Gauchan, Director, was Head of TV/Executive Producer for BBC Media Action from 2003 to 2015. He conceived and launched Loy9 and Love9, the most popular TV series in Cambodia, and mentored the next generation of young filmmakers.

Deependra is the Creative Director of ComeTogether Films and the Producer of the upcoming film, Behind the Glass Door.

He is also the Adviser to the Department of Cinema and Cultural Diffusion of the Ministry of Fine Arts and Culture in Cambodia.