The Act of Killing

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Release Date: July 19, 2013 (limited)

On DVD/VOD: April 1, 2014

2h 2m | Documentary


In this chilling and inventive documentary, executive produced by Errol Morris (The Fog of War) and Werner Herzog (Grizzly Man), 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.

Director: Joshua Oppenheimer
Studio: Drafthouse Films
Producer(s): Anne Köhncke, Christine Cynn, Joram ten Brink, Joshua Oppenheimer, Michael Uwemedimo, Signe Byrge Sørensen
Official Site: http://actofkilling.com


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