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Jason's rating of the film The Act of Killing

The film discovers a modality by necessity, as there was not previously one that was adequate. Conceptually it is so obviously a triumph of vision that a good deal of work would have been necessary to skunk the project. Its world is like something out of a hallucination. It is history (and reckoning) as agonizing psychodrama. Its murky moral terrain boggles any kind of reading. We do not have the tools to read this.