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Summary The Look of Silence is Joshua Oppenheimer's powerful companion piece to the Oscar®-nominated The Act of Killing. Through Oppenheimer's footage of perpetrators of the 1965 Indonesian genocide, a family of survivors discovers how their son was murdered, as well as the identities of the killers. The documentary focuses on the youngest son, ...

The Look of Silence
Metascore Universal Acclaim Based on 29 Critic Reviews
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User Score Universal Acclaim Based on 87 User Ratings
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Summary The Look of Silence is Joshua Oppenheimer's powerful companion piece to the Oscar®-nominated The Act of Killing. Through Oppenheimer's footage of perpetrators of the 1965 Indonesian genocide, a family of survivors discovers how their son was murdered, as well as the identities of the killers. The documentary focuses on the youngest son, ...

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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 29 Critic Reviews
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93% Positive
27 Reviews
7% Mixed
2 Reviews
0% Negative
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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 29 Critic Reviews
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93% Positive
27 Reviews
7% Mixed
2 Reviews
0% Negative
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Universal Acclaim Based on 87 User Ratings
8.2
91% Positive
79 Ratings
5% Mixed
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Universal Acclaim Based on 87 User Ratings
8.2
91% Positive
79 Ratings
5% Mixed
4 Ratings
5% Negative
4 Ratings

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Production Company Anonymous, Britdoc Foundation, Final Cut for Real, Making Movies, Participant, Piraya Film, Spring Films
Release Date Jul 17, 2015
Duration 1 h 43 m
Rating PG-13
Tagline Profound, Visionary, Stunning.
Academy Awards, USA
1 Nomination
Venice Film Festival
• 5 Wins & 6 Nominations
Cinema Eye Honors Awards, US
• 4 Wins & 5 Nominations