Sunday, October 16, 2016

The Look of Silence

An ophthalmologist who lost his brother during the Indonesian genocide of the mid-60s interviews surviving members of the regime while occasionally fitting them with glasses. Due to its personal approach and impact, Joshua Oppenheimer's The Look of Silence surpasses The Act of Killinganother acclaimed documentary take on the same subject, while again focusing depraved, pathetic men while creating a discourse on human nature.
*** 1/2 out of ****