The act of killing

Published 2014
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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.

Director's cut, Widescreen.
1 videodisc (NTSC, 166 min.) : DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (40 pages).
4 3/4 in.
digital optical Dolby
Widescreen (1.85:1)
video file DVD video region 1
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CHVR: not rated
Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2012.
Special features: 45 min. interview with Oppenheimer on democracy now!; Audio commentary with executive producer Werner Herzog and director Joshua Oppenheimer; Vice presents: Werner Herzog and Errol Morris on The act of killing; Deleted scenes; Trailers; 40 page booklet featuring an essay by Errol Morris; Digital download.
Cinematographers: Carlos Arango de Montis, Lars Skree; editors: Niels Pagh Anderson and 5 others; composer: Elin Byen Vister, Karsten Fundal; producers: Joram Ten Brink and 2 others.
Featuring Haji Anif, Syamsul Arifin, Sakhyan Asmara.
DVD; NTSC, region 1; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Indonesian dialogue; with English subtitles.
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