The act of killing is an examination of the murder of political dissidents in Indonesia by government sponsored death squads in the years following the military coup in 1965, in which the filmmakers were successful in persuading those responsible to reenact the killings for the camera in the fashion of American movies.
Cinedigm ; no. 14̀
Indonesia -- History -- Coup d'état, 1965.
Pemuda Pancasila (Organization)
Targeted killing -- Indonesia.
Social problem films.
Cinedigm (Firm), publisher.
Drafthouse Films, publisher.
Final Cut for Real ApS, production company.
Grude, Torstein, film producer.
Herzog, Werner, 1942- film producer.
Morris, Errol, film producer.
Oppenheimer, Joshua, 1974- film director.
Singer, André, 1945- film producer.
Sørensen, Signe Byrge, film producer.
Ten Brink, Joram, film producer.
Tveit, Bjarte Mørner, film producer.