Joshua Oppenheimer's follow-up to his extraordinary documentary The Act of Killing follows a family who, after viewing the previous film, discovered and confronted the former right-wing militiamen who murdered their son during Indonesia's anti-communist purges of the mid-1960s.

Production and distribution

Production Year:
2014
Production country:
Denmark
Co production country:
Indonesia
UK
Norway
Finland
Release date (international):
2014-09-01
Production company:
Final Cut for Real
Co production company:
Making Movies OY
Piraya Film AS
Spring Films
Executive producer:
André Singer
Errol Morris
Werner Herzog
Producer:
Signe Byrge Sørensen
Co producer:
Torstein Grude
Sales agent:
Cinephil - Distribution & Co-Productions

Director

  • Joshua Oppenheimer

    Born 1974 in Texas, USA. Educated at Harvard and Central Saint Martins, London. Director of award winning films such as "The Act of Killing" (2012, winner of the Documentary Audience Award at the Berlin Film Festival 2013), "The Globalization Tapes" (co-directed with Christine Cynn, 2003), "The Entire History of the Louisiana Purchase" (1998, winner of a Gold Hugo in Chicago), "These Places We've Learned to Call Home (1996, winner of the Gold Spire in San Francisco), and numerous shorts. Senior Researcher on the UK Arts and Humanities Research Council's "Genocide and Genre project".

    Joshua Oppenheimer

Festivals

2014:
La Biennale di Venezia
2014:
Toronto International Film Festival
2015:
The Norwegian Documentary Film Festival

Crew

Director:
Joshua Oppenheimer
Cinematographer:
Lars Skree
Editor:
Niels Pagh Andersen
Sound Design:
Henrik Gugge Garnov

Technical information

Format:
DCP 2k
Screen ratio:
1:1,85
Colour:
Colour
Length in mins:
102'
Language:
Indonesian
Javanese
Subtitles:
English

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