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THE LOOK OF SILENCE (2014)

THE LOOK OF SILENCE <span>(2014)</span> artwork

THE LOOK OF SILENCE (2014)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 101

Release dates 12/10/2015, 12/06/2015

Ratings Info graphic descriptions of killings and torture

Genre(s) Documentary

Director(s) Joshua Oppenheimer

Cast includes Not known

Summary THE LOOK OF SILENCE is a documentary about the genocide in Indonesia in the 1960s and the repercussions it still has on the lives of citizens today.

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

  • Suitable only for 15 years and over icon15

Ratings info

Ratings info publication date 02/06/2015

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

THE LOOK OF SILENCE is a documentary about the genocide in Indonesia in the 1960s and the repercussions it still has on the lives of citizens today.

Theme

Various people talk about their involvement in and experience of the genocide. Two men go into detail about the ways in which they treated and killed prisoners. This includes references to hacking the heads off prisoners and throwing their bodies into the river. They also talk about chopping off prisoners' genitals. A man talks about drinking human blood and cutting off a woman's breast.

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Details

Title
THE LOOK OF SILENCE
Also known as
SENYAP
Year
2014
Formats
Cinema, DVD
Distributor(s)
Dogwoof Pictures
Classified date(s)
08/09/2015
Main language
English
Other languages
Indonesian
BBFC reference
AZF325644

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