THE LOOK OF SILENCE

By Joshua OPPENHEIMER

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Documentary - Completed 2014

Through Joshua Oppenheimer’s work filming perpetrators of the Indonesian genocide, a family of survivors discovers how their son was murdered and the identity of the men who killed him.

Festivals
& Awards

Busan - BIFF/APM 2014
Wide Angle
Helsinki Film Festival 2014
New York Film Festival 2014
cph:dox 2014
DOX:AWARD Main Competition Grand Prize Winner
Venice - Biennale 2014
Grand Jury Award
Venice - Biennale 2014
FIPRESCI Award
Venice - Biennale 2014
FEDEORA Award
Venice - Biennale 2014
Golden Mouse Award
    • Year of production
    • 2014
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • DENMARK, INDONESIA, NORWAY, FINLAND, UNITED KINGDOM
    • Languages
    • INDONESIAN
    • Duration
    • 99 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Joshua OPPENHEIMER
    • Producer(s)
    • Signe BYRGE SØRENSEN (Final Cut for Real)
    • Synopsis
    • Through Joshua Oppenheimer’s work filming perpetrators of the Indonesian genocide, a family of survivors discovers how their son was murdered and the identity of the men who killed him. The youngest brother is determined to break the spell of silence and fear under which the survivors live, and so confronts the men responsible for his brother's murder – something unimaginable in a country where killers remain in power.
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