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THE ACT OF KILLING

by Joshua Oppenheimer, Christine Cynn

synopsis

A documentary that challenges former Indonesian death squad leaders to reenact their real-life mass-killings in whichever cinematic genres they wish, including classic Hollywood crime scenarios and lavish musical numbers.

international title: The Act of Killing
original title: The Act of Killing
country: Denmark, Norway, United Kingdom
sales agent: Cinephil/Israel
year: 2012
genre: documentary
directed by: Joshua Oppenheimer, Christine Cynn
film run: 120'
release date: DK 08/11/2012, FR 10/04/2013, NL 23/05/2013, GB 28/06/2013, NO 30/08/2013
cinematography by: Carlos Arango De Montis, Lars Skree, Anonymous
film editing: Nils Pagh Andersen, Erik Andersson, Charlotte Munch Bengtsen, Janus Billeskov Jansen, Ariadna Fatjó-Vilas, Mariko Montpetit
costumes designer: Anonymous
producer: Signe Byrge Sørensen, Joshua Oppenheimer, Christine Cynn, Joram Ten Brink, Anne Köhncke, Michael Uwemedimo, Anonymous
co-producer: Bjarte Mørner Tveit, Torstein Grude
production: Final Cut for Real, Piraya Films Norway, Spring Films
distributor: ZED, Cinema Delicatessen, Avalon