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Rated NR · 115 min. · 2013


True to its advance notoriety, Joshua Oppenheimer's film features elderly mass murderers reenacting their crimes for the cameras. Wrenching yet problematic, The Act of Killing is something of a landmark among films that document human cruelty and suffering.

See our full review: <i>The Act of Killing</i> is a troubling documentary about mass murder

The Act of Killing is a troubling documentary about mass murder

There's little question that this is a landmark in the annals of films that document human cruelty and suffering, and yet my questions are beginning to accumulate as I think about the film and how it was made. »

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Director: Joshua Oppenheimer
Producer: Signe Byrge Sørensen
Cast: Anwar Congo, Herman Koto, Syamsul Arifin and Ibrahim Sinik

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