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The Act of Killing (2012)  link to The Act of Killing on IMDb  link to trailer on IMDb

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IMDb Rating:
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8.2/10 (23601 votes)

Country: World, 115 minutes

Spoken Languages: Indonesian

Genre(s): Documentary, History

Director(s): Joshua Oppenheimer, Anonymous, Christine Cynn, Louis Alvarez, Louis Alvarez, Louis Alvarez, Louis Alvarez, Louis Alvarez, Louis Alvarez, Louis Alvarez, Louis Alvarez, Louis Alvarez, Louis Alvarez, Louis Alvarez, Louis Alvarez, Louis Alvarez, Louis Alvarez, Louis Alvarez, Louis Alvarez, Louis Alvarez, Louis Alvarez, Louis Alvarez, Louis Alvarez, Louis Alvarez, Louis Alvarez, Louis Alvarez, Louis Alvarez, Louis Alvarez, Louis Alvarez, Louis Alvarez, Louis Alvarez

Cast: Anwar Congo (as Himself - Executioner in 1965), Herman Koto (as Himself - Gangster and Paramilitary Leader), Syamsul Arifin (as Himself - Governor of North Sumatra), Ibrahim Sinik (as Himself - Newspaper Publisher), Yapto Soerjosoemarno (as Himself - Leader of Pancasila Youth)

Medium: Original DVD,

Subtitles: English

Plot Outline: A documentary which challenges former Indonesian death-squad leaders to reenact their mass-killings in whichever cinematic genres they wish, including classic Hollywood crime scenarios and lavish musical numbers.

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 1.85:1

Apr 26, 2017