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Blue Eyed

Blue Eyed

In less than 15 minutes, Jane Elliott manages with a group of 30 people to build up a realistic microcosm of society day with all its phenomena and emotions. Like the infamous Milgram experiment, even those participants who know the "rules of the game" are unable to remain uninvolved. What starts as a game turns into cruel reality which causes some participants' emotions to erupt with unforeseen intensity ...


Bertram Verhaag was born in 1944 and studied Sociology and Political Economics. After working at the Munich City Council's town development department, he attended the University of Television & Film Munich. In 1976, he founded the production company DENKmal-Film with Claus Strigel. A selection of their films includes: WHAT'S THIS CALLED LOVE (1978), REALLY TOO MUCH (1983), NUCLEAR SPLIT (1987), RUNAWAY (1992), BLUE EYED (1996), THE CROSS-OVER ARTIST (1997), THE AGRO REBELL (2000), THE LAST MAN ALIVE (2001), 86,000 SECONDS - SOMETIME SOMEDAY IN AMERICA (2002), THUNDERBIRD WOMAN - WINONA LA DUKE (2003), LIFE RUNNING OUT OF CONTROL (2004), LIFE IN PLASTIC (2008), and SCIENTISTS UNDER ATTACK - GENETIC ENGINEERING IN THE MAGNETIC FIELD OF MONEY (2010), among others.
Category Documentary
Year of Production 1996
Director Bertram Verhaag
Screenplay Bertram Verhaag
Cinematography Waldemar Hauschild, Hans-Albrecht Lusznat
Uwe Klimmeck
Wolfgang Neumann, Frank Loef
Cast Jane Elliot
Producer Claus Strigel
Production Company DENKmal-Film/Munich, in co-production with WDR, Bayerischer Rundfunk, 3sat/Mainz
Length 93 min
Format 35 mm, color
Original Version
 English
Subtitled Version German voice over
Sound Technology Optical
Festivals Muenchen 96, Leipzig 96
German Distributor Verleih der Filmemacher/Munich

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