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The Act of Killing (2012)

16 Jul

In September 1965 an abortive coup d’etat in Indonesia resulted in bloody retribution and the deaths of approximately 1 million people, the majority of whom were assassinated for alleged links to Communism.  In charge of these killing squads were small time crooks of the likes of Anwar Congo, a happy go lucky gangster who remains proud of what he did and who enjoys minor celebrity status to this day.

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