“I was trying to help wherever I could,” the 16-year-old, who executive produced the film, told People. “[She’s] fun, funny, and easy to work with. She’s a wonder.”
Maddox was adopted from Cambodia in 2002, and filmed in the country for four months.
When asked his favorite thing about the country? He responded, “the people by far. [They are] calm, relaxed, and when they want to do something wild, they do it — much like me in a way. I’m proud to be a Cambodian.”
See photos of Maddox and his brothers and sisters supporting their mom at the premiere of First They Killed My Father below…