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Title The act of killing / Final Cut for Real presents ; a film by Joshua Oppenheimer ; directed by Joshua Oppenheimer ; produced by Signe Byrge Sørensen ; producers, Joram ten Brink & Anonymous, Christine Cynn, Anne Köhncke, Joshua Oppenheimer, Michael Uwemedimo ; executive producers, Werner Herzog, Errol Morris, André Singer, Joram ten Brink, Torstein Grude, Bjarte Mørner Tveit ; produced in collaboration with ZDF in collaboration with Arte, Dr K, NAK, YLE, SVT, VPRO, Kudos Family Distribution, Against Gravity ; produced by Final Cut for Real ApS ; co-produced with Piraya Film and Novaya Zemlya Ltd in association with Spring Films Ltd.

Publication Info. [Place of publication not identified] : Final Cut for Real ApS, 2012.
[Littleton, Colo.?] : Drafthouse Films, [2014]
[New York?] : Cinedigm Entertainment Corp, [2014]

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 Moore Video  HV6322.3.I5 A283 2014    Available  Ask at Circulation Desk
Edition Director's cut and theatrical cut.
Description 2 videodiscs (122 min., 166 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (37 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm)
Physical Medium DVD video 4 3/4 in.
Description digital optical surround Dolby Digital 5.1
video file DVD video dual-layered region 1
Series Drafthouse Films ; no. 14
Drafthouse Films (Series) ; no. 14.
System Details DVD; NTSC, region 1; Dolby digital 5.1.
Note Widescreen (1.85:1) presentation, enhanced for 16x9 television.
Language In Indonesian with English subtitles.
Performer Featuring: Anwar Congo, Herman Koto, Syamsul Arifin, Ibrahim Sinik, Yapto Soerjosoemarno, Safit Pardede, Jusuf Kalla, Adi Zulkadry, Soaduon Siregar, Haji Marzuki, Haji Anif, Sakhyan Asmara.
Credits Cinematographers, Carlos Arango de Montis, Lars Skree, Anonymous ; editors, Niels Pagh Andersen, Janus Billeskov Jansen, Mariko Montpetit, Ariadna Fatjo-Vilas Mestre, Charlotte Munch Bengtsen, Erik Andersson ; choreographer, Anonymous ; costumes, Anonymous.
Note Program content: ©2012.
Summary "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.
Contents disc 1. Theatrical version (122 min.) -- disc 2. Director's cut (166 min.)
Note Special features: Disc 1: Interview with Oppenheimer on Democracy now (45 min.); Vice presents: Werner Herzog and Errol Morris on The act of killing; Deleted scenes; Trailers. Disc 2: Audio commentary with Joshua Oppenheimer and Werner Herzog. 40 page booklet featuring an essay "The murders of Gonzago" by Errol Morris; Digital download.
Awards Academy Award Nominee for Best Documentary Feature, 2014.
Subject Pemuda Pancasila (Organization)
Targeted killing -- Indonesia.
Death squads -- Indonesia.
Indonesia -- History -- Coup d'état, 1965.
Assassinat ciblé -- Indonésie.
Escadrons de la mort -- Indonésie.
Indonésie -- Histoire -- 1965 (Coup d'État)
Pemuda Pancasila (Organization)
Death squads.
Targeted killing.
Coup d'état (Indonesia : 1965)
Chronological Term 1965
Genre/Form Historical films.
Documentary films.
Feature films.
Nonfiction films.
Social problem films.
Historical films.
Feature films.
Documentary films.
Social problem films.
Historical films.
Nonfiction films.
Feature films.
Feature films -- Denmark.
Feature films -- Norway.
Feature films -- Great Britain.
Feature films -- Finland.
Foreign language films -- Indonesian.
Films sociaux.
Films historiques.
Films autres que de fiction.
Added Author Oppenheimer, Joshua, 1974- film director, film producer.
Sørensen, Signe Byrge, film producer.
Ten Brink, Joram, film producer.
Cynn, Christine, film producer.
Köhncke, Anne, film producer.
Uwemedimo, Michael, film producer.
Herzog, Werner, 1942- film producer.
Morris, Errol, film producer.
Singer, André, 1945- film producer.
Grude, Torstein, film producer.
Tveit, Bjarte Mørner, film producer.
Congo, Anwar, interviewee (expression), actor.
Koto, Herman, interviewee (expression), actor.
Arifin, Sjamsul, interviewee (expression), actor.
Kalla, M. Jusuf, 1942- interviewee (expression), actor.
Arango de Montis, Carlos, director of photography.
Skree, Lars, director of photography.
Andersen, Niels Pagh, editor of moving image work.
Billeskov Jansen, Janus, 1951- editor of moving image work.
Montpetit, Mariko, editor of moving image work.
Fatjó-Vilas, Ariadna, 1980- editor of moving image work.
Bengtsen, Charlotte Munch, editor of moving image work.
Andersson, Erik, editor of moving image work.
Morris, Errol. Murders of Gonzago.
Final Cut for Real (Firm), presenter, production company.
Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen, production company.
Association relative à la télévision européenne, production company.
Yleisradio Oy, production company.
Sveriges television, production company.
VPRO, production company.
Kudos Family Distribution (Firm), production company.
Against Gravity, production company.
Novaya Zemlya, production company.
Piraya Film (Firm), production company.
Spring Films, production company.
Drafthouse Films, film distributor.
Cinedigm (Firm), film distributor.
Added Title Democracy now! (Television program)
ISBN 9786315243134
Standard No. 025192219191
Music No. 2029768 Drafthouse Films
2029769 Drafthouse Films
515520 Drafthouse Films (Theatrical version)
515522 Drafthouse Films (Director's cut)