The Resource The act of killing, a film by Joshua Oppenheimer ; produced by Final Cut for Real APS ; directed by Joshua Oppenheimer ; produced by Signe Byrge Sørensen ; executive producers, Errol Morris, Werner Herzog, André Singer, Joram ten Brink, Torstein Grude, Bjarte Mørner Tveit

The act of killing, a film by Joshua Oppenheimer ; produced by Final Cut for Real APS ; directed by Joshua Oppenheimer ; produced by Signe Byrge Sørensen ; executive producers, Errol Morris, Werner Herzog, André Singer, Joram ten Brink, Torstein Grude, Bjarte Mørner Tveit

Label
The act of killing
Title
The act of killing
Statement of responsibility
a film by Joshua Oppenheimer ; produced by Final Cut for Real APS ; directed by Joshua Oppenheimer ; produced by Signe Byrge Sørensen ; executive producers, Errol Morris, Werner Herzog, André Singer, Joram ten Brink, Torstein Grude, Bjarte Mørner Tveit
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Film director
Film distributor
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Subject
Genre
Language
  • ind
  • eng
  • ind
  • ind
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
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematographers: Carlos Arango de Montis, Lars Skree; editors: Niels Pagh Anderson and 5 others; composer: Elin Byen Vister, Karsten Fundal; producers: Joram Ten Brink and others
Dewey number
323.4909598
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
Indonesian dialogue; with English subtitles
LC call number
HV6322.3.I5
LC item number
A28 2014b
PerformerNote
Featuring Haji Anif, Syamsul Arifin, Sakhyan Asmara
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1974-
  • 1942-
  • 1945-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Oppenheimer, Joshua
  • Sørensen, Signe Byrge
  • Morris, Errol
  • Herzog, Werner
  • Singer, André
  • Ten Brink, Joram
  • Grude, Torstein
  • Tveit, Bjarte Mørner
  • Anif, Haji
  • Arifin, Sjamsul
  • Asmara, Sakhyan
  • Final Cut for Real (Firm)
  • Drafthouse Films
  • Cinedigm (Firm)
Runtime
166
Series statement
Drafthouse Films
Series volume
no.14
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pemuda Pancasila (Organization)
  • Targeted killing
  • Death squads
  • Indonesia
  • Pemuda Pancasila (Organization)
  • Coup d'état (Indonesia : 1965)
  • Death squads
  • Targeted killing
  • Indonesia
Technique
live action
Label
The act of killing, a film by Joshua Oppenheimer ; produced by Final Cut for Real APS ; directed by Joshua Oppenheimer ; produced by Signe Byrge Sørensen ; executive producers, Errol Morris, Werner Herzog, André Singer, Joram ten Brink, Torstein Grude, Bjarte Mørner Tveit
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Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2012
  • Special features: 45 min. interview with Oppenheimer on Democracy now!; audio commentary with executive producer Werner Herzog and director Joshua Oppenheimer; Vice presents: Werner Herzog and Errol Morris on The act of killing; deleted scenes; trailers; 40 page booklet featuring an essay by Errol Morris; digital download
Accompanying material
1 booklet (40 pages)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn865582927
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Director's cut, Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (NTSC, 166 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
DVD video, sound, color
Publisher number
515522
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The act of killing, a film by Joshua Oppenheimer ; produced by Final Cut for Real APS ; directed by Joshua Oppenheimer ; produced by Signe Byrge Sørensen ; executive producers, Errol Morris, Werner Herzog, André Singer, Joram ten Brink, Torstein Grude, Bjarte Mørner Tveit
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2012
  • Special features: 45 min. interview with Oppenheimer on Democracy now!; audio commentary with executive producer Werner Herzog and director Joshua Oppenheimer; Vice presents: Werner Herzog and Errol Morris on The act of killing; deleted scenes; trailers; 40 page booklet featuring an essay by Errol Morris; digital download
Accompanying material
1 booklet (40 pages)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn865582927
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Director's cut, Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (NTSC, 166 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
DVD video, sound, color
Publisher number
515522
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

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