In 1961, social psychologist Stanley Milgram conducts controversial experiments designed to measure conformity, conscience and free will. Experimenter is based on the true story of famed social psychologist Stanley Milgram, who in 1961 conducted a series of radical behavior experiments that tested ordinary humans willingness to obey by using electric shock. We follow Milgram, from meeting his wife Sasha through his controversial experiments that sparked public outcry.
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May 20, 2016 It is rather encouraging to see a film as ambitiously cerebral as Experimenter let loose in theaters.Read in Source
May 31, 2016 ... one of the best and most overlooked films of the year ...Read in Source
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October 22, 2015 There are a few feints at considerations of human nature, and a word is spoken in defense of obedience, but the film serves better to start a conversation than to draw a conclusion.Read in Source
October 22, 2015 "Experimenter's" most striking quality is the way it encourages us to think deeply, from the first frame to the last, even if it's just to consider what on Earth an elephant is doing on screen.Read in Source
October 22, 2015 When you have such a provocative foundation and such rich material to work with, pushing it to the next level isn't necessarily the best choice.Read in Source
October 05, 2016 You'll find yourself wondering if PBS has a documentary you could watch instead (at least then you'll feel smarter).Read in Source
October 22, 2015 Fascinating work by Michael Almereyda, a mix of audacious artifice, ruminations and reality.Read in Source
October 22, 2015 Peter Sarsgaard carries this engaging biopic of Stanley Milgram.Read in Source
August 22, 2016 Tries to avoid the cliches of biopics but lacks spark and cleverness. [Full review in Spanish]Read in Source
December 09, 2016 Experimenter is not only an inventive exploration of the life and personality of an offbeat and perhaps misunderstood intellectual; it is also an exposition of his relentlessly probing mind and jarring revelations.Read in Source
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