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The Act of Killing

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Documentary
Release Date:February 7, 2014
Running time:115 minutes
Cast:Anwar Congo, Herman Koto, Syamsul Arifin, Ibrahim Sinik
Director:Joshua Oppenheimer
Producer:Signe Byrge Sørensen
Distributor:Drafthouse Films

Description: 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.

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