The Look of Silence

ACADEMY AWARD® nominee

best documentary

WINNER OF THE GRAND JURY PRIZE AT THE 2014 VENICE FILM FESTIVAL

About the Film

'The Look of Silence' Trailer


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.

Director : Joshua Oppenheimer
Co-director:  Anonymous
Produced by:  Signe Byrge Sørensen
Executive Producers:  Werner Herzog,  Errol Morris, André Singer

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