What if death live on TV became entertainment? Back in the 60s, a scientific experiment demonstrated that a large majority of people were ready to administer unbearable electric shocks to another man, when encouraged to do so by an authority. this experiment is re-enacted in the form of a tv game show, where 80 participants are asked to follow its despicable rules: despite the candidate’s strong yelling complaints, will they obey the TV host’s orders and inflict him massive electric shocks? Or will they stop before it’s too late?


Original title: LE JEU DE LA MORT

2009 – 1h35 – Documentary – France
With: Tania Young, Laurent Ledoyen, Denis Loubaton, Lucie Jousse, Julia Bergasse

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