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The Look of Silence (2015) - Movie Details

Documentary
103 min.
Release Date
July 17, 2015 (Limited)
DVD Release Date
January 12, 2016 (Buy on Amazon)
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Running Time
103 minutes
MPAA Rating
Rated PG-13 for thematic material involving disturbing graphic descriptions of atrocities and inhumanity

Through Oppenheimer’s footage of perpetrators of the 1965 Indonesian genocide, a family of survivors discovers how their son was murdered, as well as the identities of the killers. The documentary focuses on the youngest son, an optometrist named Adi, who decides to break the suffocating spell of submission and terror by doing something unimaginable in a society where the murderers remain in power: he confronts the men who killed his brother and, while testing their... Full synopsis »

MOVIE REVIEW

Two years ago, filmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer made The Act of Killing, a critically acclaimed documentary about former Indonesian death squad commanders. Thanks to its unique narrative and disturbing subject matter, the movie was nominated for an Academy Award. Full movie review »

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