Denmark, Norway, United Kingdom | 2012 | Joshua Oppenheimer, Anonymous, Christine Cynn
The most original, startling, and indelible documentary of the past year. The once feared, now elderly leader of Indonesia’s notorious 1960s death squads re-enacts some of his crimes—and demonstrates his murder techniques—for a foreign film crew, lending a human face to unspeakable atrocities. “More terrifying than any horror film, and more intellectually adventurous than just about any 2013 release, The Act of Killing is a major achievement, a work about genocide that rightly earns its place alongside Shoah as a supreme testament to the cinema's capacity for inquiry, confrontation, and remembrance.” –Village Voice.
115 min. Subtitles. Blu-ray. No one under 18 admitted!
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