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Actors may sue director of lauded film on PKI killings

  • Apriadi Gunawan and Triwik Kurniasari

    The Jakarta Post

Medan/Jakarta | Sat, September 15 2012 | 03:18 pm

A documentary film about the massacre of Indonesian Communist Party (PKI) members in North Sumatra in 1965 has created a stir after its recent screening at the Toronto International Film Festival, one of the world’s most prestigious and popular film events.

The film, titled The Act of Killing and directed by American Joshua Oppenheimer, received effusive praise from Werner Herzog, one of ...

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