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Release Date:
19 October 1968 (USA) See more »
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The Cannes prize winner they dare not show on TV. See more »
Plot:
Chronicles 7-weeks in the lives of 12 emotionally disturbed children and their therapist's experimental method of treatment at the Toronto-area Warrendale facility. | Full synopsis »
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3 wins See more »
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(9 articles)
Stinking Heaven | Review
 (From ioncinema. 10 December 2015, 7:00 AM, PST)

DVD Playhouse: September 2010
 (From The Hollywood Interview. 25 September 2010, 2:51 PM, PDT)

With Death in the Title. Allan King, Woody Allen, More
 (From MUBI. 22 September 2010, 5:54 AM, PDT)

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Unfortunate UK connection See more (3 total) »

Cast

 
Martin Fischer ... Himself (Dr. Fischer)

Directed by
Allan King 
 
Produced by
Allan King .... producer
Patrick Watson .... executive producer
 
Cinematography by
William Brayne 
 
Film Editing by
Peter Moseley 
 
Production Management
George Desmond .... production supervisor
Gwen Gillie .... production manager
 
Sound Department
Michael Billings .... sound re-recordist
Russel Heise .... sound recordist
 
Other crew
John Brown .... executive director
Henri Fiks .... technical assistant
Martin Fischer .... medical director (as Dr. Martin Fischer)
Martin Fischer .... psychology director (as Dr. Martin Fischer)
Sarah Jennings .... production assistant
 

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100 min
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1.37 : 1 See more »
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This was the first major feature-length documentary by director Allan King.See more »
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1 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Unfortunate UK connection, 27 November 2012
Author: harry harrison from United Kingdom

Although this film is carefully made and subtly edited, it should be remembered that this movie was a significant influence on British child-care worker Frank Beck, an ex soldier who used these 'holding' techniques in children's homes that he ran and was later convicted of sexually abusing many children. Beck was a charismatic man with no therapeutic training or supervision and he basically implemented what he saw in this film. Uniquely in UK, he received many life sentences and died in prison. Viewing this film with the benefit of hindsight, we can see how someone with Beck's intentions would see it as a great cover for running a brutal regime. So bitter sweet and certainly not possible in child-care today.

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