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Experimenter

Yale University, 1961. Stanley Milgram designs a psychology experiment that remains relevant to this day, in which people think they're delivering painful electric shocks to an affable stranger strapped into a chair in another room. Disregarding his pleas for mercy, the majority of subjects do not stop the experiment, administering what they think are near-fatal electric shocks, simply because they've been told to. With Nazi Adolf Eichmann's trial airing in living rooms across America, Milgram's exploration of authority and conformity strikes a nerve in popular culture and the scientific community. Celebrated in some circles, he is also accused of being a deceptive, manipulative monster. His wife Sasha anchors him through it all. EXPERIMENTER invites us inside Milgram's whirring mind in this bracing portrait of a brilliant man whose conscience and creative spirit continue to be resonant, poignant, and inspirational

Directors: Michael Almereyda

Starring: Peter Sarsgaard, Winona Ryder, Taryn Manning

Release Information

Label: Rialto DistributionFormat: DVD
Genre:DramaPackage:Amaray
Rating:MAudio: 5.1
Cat No:RIA194Aspect:16:9
UPC: 9341005006910 Runtime:98
Release:23.03.2016Region:4
Y.O.P.:2015PAL/NTSC: PAL
Language:EnglishSubtitles:None

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