The Act of Killing Poster

The Act of Killing

Release Date: July 19th, 2013

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: , ,

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: Drafthouse Films

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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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