Cambodia 1975: The capital Phnom Penh has become a city under siege.
Only the presence of the last remaining US troops is keeping Khmer Rouge guerrilla forces from overrunning the town's fragile defenses.
Inside this dark, dystopian setting a stunning nightclub singer engages in a battle of wits and deception with two lovers in a bid to escape the doomed metropolis.
Set to the beat of a wild rock and roll soundtrack the actions of these three characters mirror the madness and intensity of events unfolding around them.
Before The Fall is the first ever Cambodian narrative feature film made in English for the International market.
It stars Ian Virgo (Black Hawk Down, Band of Brothers, Monk3ys, Crash) and contains a title track penned by Howard Kaylan (from 1960's underground legends The Turtles) and produced by Jim Diamond (White Stripes).
Other contributors to the film's score include cult heroes The Cambodian Space project featuring Dennis Coffey who played with many classic Motown bands including The Supremes and The Temptations.