The Resource The act of killing, Final Cut for Real presents ; directed by Joshua Oppenheimer ; produced by Signe Byrge Sorensen, Final Cut for Real APS ; a film by Joshua Oppenheimer, (videorecording)

The act of killing, Final Cut for Real presents ; directed by Joshua Oppenheimer ; produced by Signe Byrge Sorensen, Final Cut for Real APS ; a film by Joshua Oppenheimer, (videorecording)

Label
The act of killing
Title
The act of killing
Statement of responsibility
Final Cut for Real presents ; directed by Joshua Oppenheimer ; produced by Signe Byrge Sorensen, Final Cut for Real APS ; a film by Joshua Oppenheimer
Contributor
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
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
  • 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
  • The filmmakers examine a country where death squad leaders are celebrated as heroes, challenging them to reenact their real-life mass-killings in the style of the American movies they love
Cataloging source
WAU
Characteristic
videorecording
Language note
Indonesian dialogue; with English subtitles
PerformerNote
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
  • Anif
  • Arifin, Sjamsul
  • Asmara, Sakhyan
  • Final Cut for Real (Firm)
  • Drafthouse Films
  • Cinedigm (Firm)
Runtime
166
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Targeted killing
  • Death squads
  • Pemuda Pancasila (Organization)
  • Indonesia
Technique
live action
Label
The act of killing, Final Cut for Real presents ; directed by Joshua Oppenheimer ; produced by Signe Byrge Sorensen, Final Cut for Real APS ; a film by Joshua Oppenheimer, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • 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
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
disc 1. Theatrical version (122 min.) -- disc 2. Director's cut (166 min.)
Control code
867560221
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Director's cut and theatrical version.
Extent
2 videodiscs (122 min. ; 166 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
MU: Performance rights: Home view.
Other control number
025192219191
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
14
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)867560221
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The act of killing, Final Cut for Real presents ; directed by Joshua Oppenheimer ; produced by Signe Byrge Sorensen, Final Cut for Real APS ; a film by Joshua Oppenheimer, (videorecording)
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • 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
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
disc 1. Theatrical version (122 min.) -- disc 2. Director's cut (166 min.)
Control code
867560221
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Director's cut and theatrical version.
Extent
2 videodiscs (122 min. ; 166 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
MU: Performance rights: Home view.
Other control number
025192219191
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
14
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)867560221
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

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