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In The Look of Silence, Adi (left) confronts one of his brother's killers. The title refers to the raw tension that hangs thick whenever the interviews get awkward and go quiet.

In The Last Executioner (above), veteran Thai actor Vithaya Pansringarm plays Chavoret Jaruboon, a real-life prison warden who ended the lives of 55 criminals, by firing the final bullet into a death row prisoner before lethal injection was introduced as a more humane method.

Natural born killers

Two films at this year's Southeast Asian Film Festival feature men involved in state-sanctioned killings - and how they live out the rest of their lives in the shadow of the carnage.
Apr 10, 2015 5:50 AM

CAN a man live with himself knowing he got away with murder? That's the question that hangs over two must-see films that have made the line-up of this year's Southeast Asian Film Festival (SEAFF).

In The Look of Silence, a mild-mannered village optometrist comes face-to-face with his

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