Fri, 18 September 2015
In 1965, Indonesia was the stage for a violent coup that would give power to gangsters and paramilitary groups with the goal to find and slaughter communists and their sympathizers. In 2003, director Joshua Oppenheimer found several of these individuals and offered them a chance to reinact their brutality on film in any way they want. The result would be The Act of Killing, a documentary that blurs the line between fact and fiction. But does the film earn the acclaim? MovieDude Eric, Kent & Lobster investigate.
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