The Act of Killing

Genre:  Documentary
Running Time:  122 min.
Release Date: July 19, 2013 - Toronto, Ottawa, Saskatoon - July 19, 2013 - Toronto, Ottawa, Saskatoon
DVD: April 1, 2014

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Synopsis

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): Signe Byrge Sørensen, Joram ten Brink, Anne Köhncke, Michael Uwemedimo, Joshua Oppenheimer, Christine Cynn
Official Site: actofkilling.com

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