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The Act of Killing

Not Yet Rated| 2 hr. 2 min.

Plot Summary
Filmmakers expose the horrifying mass executions of accused communists in Indonesia and those who are celebrated in their country for perpetrating the crime.


Directors: Joshua Oppenheimer , Christine Cynn , Anonymous

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: Drafthouse Films

The Act of Killing (2012)

Release Date: July 19th, 2013|2 hr. 2 min.

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  • This feature-length documentary, currently entering national release, may be one of the most horrifying films you'll ever see, and one of the most edifying. show more

  • The most gut-wrenching 'making of' documentary ever made. show more

  • Filmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer is obviously treading on dicey moral ground here, empowering killers to tell their story when they've never been called to account for the barbarism that brought them to power. show more

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New DVD Blu-ray: 'The Act of Killing,' 'Throne of Blood,' 'The Wicker Man'

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Jenni Miller on January 7, 2014

Drafthouse Films Moviefone's Top DVD of the Week "The Act of Killing" What's It About? In director Joshua Oppenheimer's compelling, disturbing documentary, Indonesian gangsters like Anwar Congo re...

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