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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.

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Directors: Joshua Oppenheimer , Christine Cynn , Anonymous

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: Drafthouse Films

The Act of Killing (2012)

Release Date: September 2nd, 2012|2 hr. 2 min.

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  • 100
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    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

  • 60
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    Can’t-look-away stuff, though it’s tough to believe your eyes and ears. show more

  • 79
    Film.com

    The most gut-wrenching 'making of' documentary ever made. 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 Jan 7th, 2014 8:30PM

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...

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