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Title:
The Stanford prison experiment
Author:
Alvarez, Kyle Patrick, film director.
Publication Information:
New York, NY : IFC Films, [2015]
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (122 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
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.
General Note:
Title from container.

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.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
MPAA rating: R; for language including abusive behavior and some sexual references.
Personal Subject:
Added Corporate Author:
UPC:
030306944395
Format :
DVD

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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.