The astonishing documentary “The Act of Killing” had is world premiere at the Toronto film festival!

Final Cut For Real presents:

The Act Of Killing

A Film By Joshua Oppenheimer

Directed by Joshua Oppenheimer.
Co-directed by Christine Cynn & Anonymous.

Produced by Signe Børge Sørensen

Executive produced by Errol Morris, Werner Herzog and André Singer.

“I have not seen a film as powerful, surreal, and frightening in at least a decade… It is unprecedented in the history of cinema.”

-Werner Herzog

I was honoured to be given the amazing opportunity to work on ambient sound compositions,  for this original, beautiful and shocking documentary. It was a joy even though the story is so hardcore that I could barely watch it at first.

Watch the trailer here!

The Guardian journalist Catheringe Shoard writes in her review of the documentary The Act Of Killing how “Joshua Oppenheimer’s surreal, astonishing documentary recreates the atrocities of 1960s Indonesian death squads.

The Act of Killing still

Links to reviews:

The Jakarta Post

The Guardian


Screen Daily

About Elin Øyen Vister

Soundartist, composer, DJ
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