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msmichel's rating of the film The Act of Killing

A spellbinding and truly horrifying documentary from Oppenheimer and Cynn revisiting the mass killings of supposed Communists in sixties and seventies Indonesia through the eyes of mainlyone of the paid executioners. The director's vision is to recreate these scenes of murder and torture sometimes in quite cinematic tableau which only sees the lack of remorse of the participants shine more brightly. Fascinating.