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Das Experiment is a shocking psycho thriller about the potential for brutality that humans hide. Even more shocking is the fact that it’s based on an actual occurrence — a 1971 psychological experiment at Stanford University that was aborted prematurely when the experimenters lost control.

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Directed by

Oliver Hirschbiegel

Written by

Don Bohlinger (Screenplay)
Christoph Darnstädt (Screenplay)
Mario Giordano (Author)

Runtime

114 minutes

Country

Germany

Language

German

Tagline

You are invited to participate

Cast

Keywords

imprisonment prison violence journalist torture experiment rape prison cell asylum prisoner scientific study manipulation authority humiliation aggression blackbox test person

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