Act of Killing
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The Act of Killing
A Directors Guild of America 2013 nominee for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary.
An Oscar nominee for Best Documentary Feature.
★★★★★ "The most compelling thing you'll ever see." – The Guardian
★★★★★ "An utterly fascinating, chilling, but important film." – Independent on Saturday
In 1965, the elected government of Indonesia was overthrown and replaced with a military dictatorship. What ensued was a bloodbath, as paramilitary groups and simple criminals were used by the state to murder anyone seen as an opponent: communists, intellectuals, ethnic Chinese, felled by a genocide ...