The Act of Killing (2012)

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The Act of Killing (2012)

NR 115 min - Documentary - 31 August 2012

In a place where killers are celebrated as heroes, these filmmakers challenge unrepentant death-squad leaders to dramatize their role in genocide. The result is a surreal, cinematic journey, not only into the memories and imaginations of mass murderers, but also into a frighteningly banal regime of corruption and impunity.

Director:  Joshua Oppenheimer
Director of Photography:  Lars Skree, Carlos Arango De Montis

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Storyline

In a place where killers are celebrated as heroes, these filmmakers challenge unrepentant death-squad leaders to dramatize their role in genocide. The result is a surreal, cinematic journey, not only into the memories and imaginations of mass murderers, but also into a frighteningly banal regime of corruption and impunity.


Collections: Joshua Oppenheimer

Tagline: A story of killers who win, and the society they build.

Genres: Documentary

Details

Official Website:  http://theactofkilling.com/
Country:   Denmark Indonesia Norway United Kingdom
Release Date:  31 August 2012

Box Office

Budget:  $1,000,000
Revenue:  $444,575

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Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 55 min

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