The Act of Killing

The Act of Killing
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The filmmakers examine a country where death squad leaders are celebrated as heroes, challenging them to reenact their real-life mass-killings in the style of the American movies they love. The hallucinatory result is a cinematic fever dream, an unsettling journey deep into the imaginations of mass-murderers and the shockingly banal...

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Starring

Anwar Congo, Herman Koto, Syamsul Arifin, Ibrahim Sinik

Production Details

  • MPAA Rating:
    (NR)
  • Run Time:
    1 hr. 55 min.
  • Format(s):
    2D

Synopsis

The filmmakers examine a country where death squad leaders are celebrated as heroes, challenging them to reenact their real-life mass-killings in the style of the American movies they love. The hallucinatory result is a cinematic fever dream, an unsettling journey deep into the imaginations of mass-murderers and the shockingly banal regime of corruption and impunity they inhabit.

Production Details

  • Run Time
    1 hr. 55 min.
  • In Theaters
    Friday, February 07, 2014-Limited
  • MPAA Rating
    (NR)
  • Genre
    Documentary
  • Producer(s)
    Signe Byrge Sørensen
  • Director(s)
    Joshua Oppenheimer
  • Writer(s)
    N/A
  • Studio
    Drafthouse Films
  • Format(s)
    2D

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Thursday, November 27
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