The Act of Killing
Joshua Oppenheimer, 2012
When the government of Indonesia was overthrown by the military in 1965, Anwar and his friends were promoted from small-time gang¬sters who sold movie theatre tickets on the black market to death squad leaders. They helped the army kill more than one million alleged communists, ethnic Chinese, and intellectuals in less than a year. As the executioner for the most notorious death squad in his city, Anwar himself killed hundreds of people with his own hands.
Only God Forgives
Nicolas Winding Refn, 2013
Julian runs a Thai boxing club in Bangkok as a front for the family's drugs smuggling operation. When Julian's brother Billy is killed, their mother Crystal shows up in the city to bring the body of her firstborn home to America and to get Julian to avenge his dead brother.
Thomas Vinterberg, 2013
The 40-year-old divorced father, Lucas, is just about to be reunited with his son when he is accused of a crime he did not commit; and now a witch hunt starts in a small surburban town in Denmark. How long will he be able to endure it when his friends and his girlfriend also begins to doubt his innocence..
Tobias Lindholm, 2012
The cargo ship MV Rozen is heading for harbour when it is hijacked by Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean. Amongst the men on board are the ship's cook Mikkel and the engineer Jan who, along with the rest of the seamen, are taken hostage in a cynical game of life and death. With the demand for a ransom of millions of dollars a psychological drama unfolds between the CEO of the shipping company and the Somali pirates.