The Pit and the Pendulum: A Study in Torture 

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An hallucinatory journey through the mind of an ordinary man suspected of terrorism and held for 'enhanced interrogation' in an unnamed Middle Eastern country, and subjected to physical and psychological tortures.

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The Prisoner
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Christian Judge
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Muslim Judge
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Jewish Judge
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Secret Service / Clerk of Courts / Father Time
Kris Sommerville ...
Guard with dog
Paul Blackwell ...
Interrogator
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Waterboarding houri
Sophie Dillon ...
Waterboarding houri
Mimmi Marie ...
Waterboarding houri
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Medic
Adam Anouer ...
Prisoner Asaad
Faz Buffery ...
Prisoner
Jack Sapsford ...
Prisoner
Can Somer ...
Prisoner
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An hallucinatory journey through the mind of an ordinary man suspected of terrorism and held for 'enhanced interrogation' in an unnamed Middle Eastern country, and subjected to physical and psychological tortures.

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