Death squad leaders reenact their real-life mass-killings in the style of the American movies they love.

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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.

Genre

Documentary / Crime / History

Language

Indonesian / English

Starring

Anwar Congo, Herman Koto, Syamsul Arifin, Ibrahim Sinik

Directed by

Joshua Oppenheimer, Anonymous, Christine Cynn

Written by

N/A

Produced by

Werner Herzog ... executive producer
Errol Morris ... executive producer
Torstein Grude ... executive producer
Andre Singer ... executive producer
Bjarte Mørner Tveit ... executive producer
Andre Singer ... executive producer
Joram ten Brink ... executive producer
Joram ten Brink ... producer
Michael Uwemedimo ... producer
Anonymouse ... producer
Anne Köhncke ... producer
Signe Byrge Sørensen ... producer

Awards

Winner: Audience Award for Best Documentary, Berlinale Panorama, 2013
Winner: Prize of the Ecumenical Jury, Berlinale Panorama, 2013
Winner: Best Documentary (Robert Prize), Danish Academy Award, 2013
Winner: Special Prize - Sær Bodil, Danish Film Critics Association, 2013
Winner: Grand Prize, CPH:DOX, 2012
Winner: Grand Prize, Sheffield Doc/Fest, 2013
Winner: Audience Award, Sheffield Doc/Fest, 2013
Winner: Grand Prize, Docs Barcelona, 2013
Winner: Grand Prize, Biografilm Festival Italy, 2013
Winner: Grand Prix (Documentaire) Festival de Cinéma Valenciennes, 2013
Winner: Grand Prize, Documenta Madrid, 2013
Winner: Audience Award, Documenta Madrid, 2013
Winner: Audience Award for Best Feature Film, FICUNAM Mexico City, 2013
Winner: Audience Award, Planete + Doc Warsaw, 2013
Winner: Gilda Vieira de Mello Prize, Geneva International Human Rights Film Festival, 2013
Official Selection: Toronto International Film Festival, 2012
Official Selection: Telluride Film Festival, 2012

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Country of Origin

Denmark / Norway / UK

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