“I’m OK, You’re Dead”: I review “The Act of Killing”

at AmCon:

…This surreal documentary, which feels more like Variety Hour in Hell, began when filmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer found that it was impossible to get survivors of the brutal 1965-6 anti-Communist campaign in Indonesia to describe their experiences. He settled for what he considered the next best thing: interviews with the perpetrators. And for the reason Jean-Luc Godard gives here, that turned out to be the key to making one of the most eye-opening documentaries I’ve ever seen.

more

Like Patheos Catholic on Facebook!

Patheos Catholic LogoCLICK HERE TO "LIKE" PATHEOS CATHOLIC ON FACEBOOK

"What's a Nice Girl Like You Doing in a Movie Like This?": I review "Trainwreck"
Men, Women, Children and Humans: Some short movie reviews
"Terry Castle: The Anti-Paglia": Helen Andrews
"Thirteen Songs About Forgiveness": Mockingbird
About Eve Tushnet

CLOSE | X

HIDE | X