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The Wave

German drama inspired by true events. A high school teacher forms a mini-dictatorship in his class, to demonstrate the mechanisms behind autocratic rule. Things get out of control when the students start taking the experiment seriously.

1 hour, 45 minutes

Last on

Sat 21 May 2011 00:55


Role Contributor
Tim StoltefussFrederick Lau
Anke WengerChristiane Paul
DennisJacob Matschenz

Mark Kermode reviews The Wave