Dorchester Film Society
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The Wave

Feb 12, 2009 - 19:30 - Corn Exchange

  • Director: Dennis Gansel
  • Year: 2008
  • Country: Germany
  • Run Time: 101 mins
  • Ratings
  • A: 76
  • B: 47
  • C: 10
  • D: 2
  • E: 0
  • Overall: 87
The Wave

A German high school teacher decides to educate his pupils about autocracy by running his class for a week on the principles of a fascist regime. The experiment produces devastating effects, leading to a tragic conclusion. This powerful film was a huge hit in Germany