Favorite

 

Rated NR

Foreign
What if somebody made a film about the infamous Zimbardo prison experiment? You know, that thing they did in Stanford in the early ’70s where they locked up a bunch of students in a pretend prison and had pretend guards abuse them and mis-use them until common sense prevailed and the experiment was called off? Well, director Oliver Hirschbiegel’s film explores what would have happened if the experiment was allowed to continue. It’s not pretty, though stars Moritz Bleibtreu and Maren Eggert are. The Experiment is doubly strange in that it works as an action film and as an art-house psychological drama. Take your beer-swilling, football-watching, postmodern comparative linguistics friends to see it … you’ll be glad you did!


See our full review: When Students Attack

When Students Attack

Evil triumphs in 'Das Experiment.' »

Reviews/comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a review


Roll over stars and click to rate.

Now Showing

  1. Wed 22
  2. Thu 23
  3. Fri 24
  4. Sat 25
  5. Sun 26
  6. Mon 27
  7. Tue 28

    Find reviews & showtimes for all films in town.

© 2017 Tucson Weekly | 7225 Mona Lisa Rd. Ste. 125, Tucson AZ 85741 | (520) 797-4384 | Powered by Foundation