As famous actors pop up on screen to play the teachers in milgrams experiments anthony edwards, john leguizamo, taryn manning, etc. Experimenter is a largely engrossing sit, even during an unfortunate moment when sarsgaard sings and the film threatens to become a musical. At the least, it is a film that studies us and our response with the same detached yet doubting attitude of peter sarsgaards melancholy, faintly mabusian and mysterious. After a string of highprofile successes in theater and radio, the young welles was granted the sort of. The film was released on october 16, 2015, in a limited release and through video on demand. Stanley milgram peter sarsgaard designs a psychology experiment that remains relevant to this day, in which people think theyre delivering painful electric shocks to an affable stranger jim gaffigan strapped into a chair in another room. Godfrey cheshire is a film critic, journalist and filmmaker based in new york city. The film also explores many of his other work, again experimenting with compliance and authority. The last shot of his last finished film shows the old experimenter getting up. Stanley milgram peter sarsgaard designs a psychology experiment that still resonates to this day, in which people think theyre delivering painful electric shocks to an affable stranger jim gaffigan strapped into a chair in another room.
Parents need to know that experimenter is a serious biographical drama about legendary social scientist stanley milgram peter sarsgaard, best known for his obedience experiments and the six degrees of separation theory. How milgrams famous experiment turned students into sadists. Cast and crew credits for experimenter, 2015, directed by michael almereyda, with pascal yenpfister, adriana randall, michael siberry, at turner classic movies. Starring peter sarsgaard, winona ryder, edoardo ballerini, jim gaffigan.
The stanley milgram story is a 2015 american biographical drama film written and directed by michael almereyda, based on the 1961 milgram. Thoroughly completed with full structured sentences. Experimenter, a 2015 film about stanley milgrams infamous experiments on the response to authority experimenter publishing, an american media company founded by hugo gernsback disambiguation page providing links to topics that could be referred to by the same search term. In 1961, famed social psychologist stanley milgram conducted a series of radical behavior experiments that tested ordinary humans willingness to obey authority. Experimenter is based on the true story of famed social psychologist stanley milgram. Experimenter replays a controversial study and its dark. Viewing sexual stimuli associated with greater sexual.
Experimenter peter sarsgaard will make you a monster 4 5 stars 4 out of 5 stars. Dvd trailer for experimenter yale university, 1961. The film premiered at the sundance film festival on january 25, 2015. It was an interesting film but i felt it merged the lines between movie and documentary as the there was a heavy focus on the mans work while his private life was only glanced over. But as interesting as the developments are, theyre.
Gli esperimenti coinvolgevano gente comune, a cui veniva fatto credere di inviare scosse elettriche ad altre persone, al fine di testare il facile condizionamento dell. The film is experimenter, by michael almereyda, and it is as enchanting but disconcerting as the amiable elephant that sometimes follows our hero in his privileged corridors. Stanley milgram peter sarsgaard designs a psychology experiment in which people think theyre delivering electric shocks to an affable stranger jim. Experimenter is available for streaming on netflix and is a biographical drama of the controversial social psychologist, stanley milgram. It is based on the 1964 mgm television series of the same name, which was created by norman felton and sam rolfe.
But the film, written and directed by michael almereyda, turns it all into a heady, provocative entertainment. The hours of vss viewed in the typical week significantly predicted the sexual arousal reported to the sexual film kruskalwallis. Everything you need to know about experimenter movie 2015. Led by a gripping performance from peter sarsgaard, experimenter uses a factbased story. The most pleasingly cerebral of recent american films, experimenter concerns dr. Oct 22, 2015 des gens infligent des dechargent electriques a dautres. As milgram, peter sarsgaard is perfectly cast as the analytical, emotionally reserved bronx native who became interested in the theme of compliance during the trial of holocaust mastermind adolf eichmann.
With john palladino, anthony edwards, jim gaffigan, peter sarsgaard. The actual experiment was conducted by philip zimbardo. I was involved with a young woman who was finishing up at bard, and she was taking a. Staring peter sarsgaard as milgram and winona ryder as his wife, along with notable actors making small appearances throughout, the experimenter flew under the radar and was quietly released in october of 2015.
Experimenter is a dramatic feature about the life and work of stanley. Milgram is a reallife figure, a late, influential social psychologist whose most notable notorious work was a yale experiment in which subjects would administer increasingly. Experimenter was released in 2015 on friday, october 16, 2015 in limited movie theaters. Led by a gripping performance from peter sarsgaard, experimenter uses a fact based story. Experimenter rent movies and tv shows on dvd and bluray. To watch experimenter is to subject yourself to a form of filmic mind manipulation, in which the movies central character, stanley milgram played by a coolly cerebral peter sarsgaard, looks directly into the camera, at us, and seems to measure our reactions to his unlikely life story. Oct 16, 2015 its this mischievousness that makes the film, directed by michael almereyda, one of the more unique, oddly entertaining things youll find at the cinema this fall. In 1961, social psychologist stanley milgram conducted the. Jul 23, 2015 experimenter trailer 2015 yale university, 1961. The stanley milgram story is a 2015 american biographical drama film written and directed by michael almereyda, based on the 1961 milgram experiment.
Its a strange, unsettling, but almost playful experience watching sarsgaard watch us. Experimenter will make audiences think, squirm, and wonder whether they would have had the strength to question authority in these famous experiments. The film stars peter sarsgaard, winona ryder, taryn manning, kellan lutz, anton yelchin, john leguizamo, lori singer, dennis haysbert, anthony edwards, and jim gaffigan. Rather than 100% of the participants completing the experiment from start. Experimenter s most striking quality is the way it encourages us to think deeply, from the first frame to the last, even if its just to consider what on earth an elephant is doing on screen. Welles is best remembered, still, for his first film, citizen kane, made when he was all of 25 years old. The experiments observed the responses of ordinary people asked to send harmful electrical shocks to a stranger. A biopic that feels more like a ridealong on an exploration of human nature, michael almereydas experimenter does offer a kind of portrait of controversial social scientist stanley milgram. Besides peter sarsgaard, the cast also includes winona ryder, kellan lutz, taryn manning, john leguizamo, jim gaffigan, edoardo ballerini, dennis hyasbert, danny abeckaser, anton yelchin, anthony edwards, lori singer, vondie curtishall, and josh hamilton. Experimenter critics consensus led by a gripping performance from peter sarsgaard, experimenter uses a factbased story to pose thoughtprovoking questions about human nature. Completing a trifecta of recent cinema after masters of sex and the.
The grant was awarded on october 23, 2015 at the film independent forum. In the following interview, conducted in advance of experimenters world premiere at the 2015 sundance film festival, almereyda talks about the films long but fruitful journey to completion, the degree to which the film itself is an experiment, and how his work evolves from idea to film. In experimenter, peter sarsgaard plays the famous psychologist. By david thomson in the septemberoctober 2015 issue. Nprs rachel martin interviews the star of the film experimenter that explores stanley milgrams life. This is the basis for michael almereydas new film experimenter, starring peter. On march 26, 2015, magnolia pictures acquired distribution rights to the film. In this scene from the 2015 film experimenter, stanley milgram played by peter sarsgaard explains his electricshock experiment to a class at harvard. If you like this movie, i suggest you see the stanford prison experiment 2015 movie. Disregarding his pleas for mercy, the majority of subjects do not stop the experiment, administering what they think are near. Mis a part peter sarsgaard, le cast comprend egalement winona ryder, kellan lutz, taryn manning, john leguizamo, jim gaffigan, edoardo ballerini, dennis hyasbert, danny abeckaser, anton yelchin, anthony edwards, lori singer, vondie curtishall, et josh hamilton.
My wife got lost in the message because she lost interest rather quickly. The movie deals with heavy subjects like the correlation between obedience and the inability to resist orders even immoral ones. It was an interesting film but i felt it merged the lines between movie and. Film independent also awarded the 9th annual sloan producers grant to the feature film project the dust written and to be directed by amanda brennan and produced by sarah dorman. Overview of experimenter, 2015, directed by michael almereyda, with pascal yenpfister, adriana randall, michael siberry, at turner classic movies. Stanley milgram peter sarsgaard in an expertly shaded and intelligent performance, the creator of certain enduringly famous experiments in social psychology, which the film starts out by showing us.
Again, the documentary outweighs the movie, but again, it is an insight into what psychological experiments were going in the early 60s and early 70s. Peter sarsgaard, winona ryder, kellan lutz, taryn manning, john leguizamo, jim gaffigan. Experimenters most striking quality is the way it encourages us to think deeply, from the first frame to the last, even if its just to consider what on earth an elephant is doing on screen. Despite his pleads for mercy, the majority of subjects dont stop the experiment, administering what they think is a nearfatal electric shock, simply because. I mean, so much of what i was doing in this movie felt like new. In a psych lab at yale university in 1961, milgram watches from behind a twoway mirror as an associate john. Mar 14, 2016 dvd trailer for experimenter yale university, 1961. The film experimenter is based on the studies on human behaviour in the 60s and 70s by stanley milgram. Experimenter invites us inside milgrams whirring mind in this bracing portrait of a. Experimenter 2015 film completo italiano gratis nel 1961 lo psicosociologo stanley milgram conduce una serie di controversi esperimenti comportamentali alluniversita di yale. Stanley milgram designs a psychology experiment that still resonates to this day, in which people think theyre delivering painful electric shocks to an affable stranger strapped into a chair in another room.
The film stars henry cavill, armie hammer, alicia vikander, elizabeth debicki, jared harris, and hugh grant. In 1961, social psychologist stanley milgram conducted the obedience experiments at yale university. Experimenter official movie site starring peter sarsgaard. The movie is itself a ratmaze of onesided mirrors, windows upon. Theres currently a crowdfunding campaign to finance the completion of that film. Stanley milgram peter sarsgaard designs a psychology experiment in which people think theyre delivering electric shocks to an affable stranger jim gaffigan strapped into a chair in another room. Experimenter star peter sarsgaard on stanley milgrims radical.
High resolution official theatrical movie poster for experimenter 2015. Your actors supporting the movie means a lot to potential. The elric brothers are coming to the silver screen this december, and anime expo 2017 had the goods and some exclusive footage. They established one of the cultural gotchas of modernity, for they concluded that wehuman beingswere prepared to do casual harm to others, to behave badly and without humane responsibility, if we could. The producers expect the film to be in profits soon. The official page for experimenter starring peter sarsgaard. Experimenter 2015 film completo italiano gratis guardare. The film was released on october 16, 2015, by magnolia pictures. Experimenters sloan production grant required a completion bond. On or about july 25, 2015 the film was in completed status. Dga quarterly magazine summer 2015 classics orson welles. Oct 22, 2015 in this scene from the 2015 film experimenter, stanley milgram played by peter sarsgaard explains his electricshock experiment to a class at harvard. Disregarding his pleas for mercy, the majority of subjects do not stop the experiment. He has written for the new york times, variety, film comment, the village voice, interview, cineaste and other publications.11 992 806 188 917 516 798 1341 804 553 615 458 118 1117 394 1169 1217 800 551 461 128 993 597 1349 262 314 486 981 927 645 306 929