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The Stanford prison experiment / IFC Films ; Sandbar Pictures & Abandon Features ; in association with Coup d'État Films and Vineyard Point Productions ; producer, Lauren Bratman ; produced by Brent Emery, Lizzie Friedman, Karen Lauder, Greg Little ; written by Tim Talbott ; directed by Kyle Patrick Alvarez.

Bratman, Lauren, 1979- (film producer.). Emery, Brent, (film producer.). Friedman, Elizabeth Zox, (film producer.). Alvarez, Kyle Patrick, (film director.). Talbott, Tim, (screenwriter.). Thirlby, Olivia, 1986- (actor.). Miller, Ezra, (actor.). Crudup, Billy, 1968- (actor.). Angarano, Michael, (actor.). Sandbar Pictures, (production company.). Abandon Pictures (Firm), (production company.). Coup d'État Films, (production company.). Vineyard Point Productions, (production company.). IFC Films, (production company.). MPI Media Group, (publisher.). Billy Crudup, Michael Angarano, Olivia Thirlby, Ezra Miller. (Cast).

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  • 9 of 9 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (122 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: New York : IFC Films, [2015]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from disc lable.
Based on the book "The Lucifer effect" by Philip Zimbardo, PHD.
DVD release of the 2015 motion picture.
Special features: Commentary with director Kyle Patrick Alvarez ; featurettes ; trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music, Andrew Hewitt ; editor, Fernando Collins ; director of photography, Jas Shelton.
Participant or Performer Note:
Billy Crudup, Michael Angarano, Olivia Thirlby, Ezra Miller.
Summary, etc.:
Stanford University professor Dr. Philip Zimbardo, who, in 1971, cast twenty-four male student volunteers as prisoners and guards in a simulated jail to examine the source of abusive behavior in the prison system. The results astonished the world, as participants went from middle-class undergrads to drunk-with-power sadists and submissive victims in just a few days. Based on a true story.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: R; for language including abusive behavior and some sexual references.
System Details Note:
DVD ; region 1 ; anamorphic widescreen (2.40:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language Note:
English audio; Spanish subtitles.
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Subject: Zimbardo, Philip G. > Drama.
Stanford University. Department of Psychology > Experiments > Drama.
College students > Experiments > Drama.
College teachers > Experiments > Drama.
Simulated environment (Teaching method) > Drama.
Prison psychology > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Film adaptations.
Historical films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.

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