Die WELLE (2008)

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Alternative titles

  • The WAVE Alternative
  • La VAGUE Alternative

Synopsis

Drama, based on real events that happened at a school in America. As part of a project, and to illustrate how fascism and dictatorships can arise, a trendy teacher introduces a game. In this game he takes on the role of leader and introduces concepts of discipline, obedience and community, and a movement known as "The Wave". However, what starts as an experiment turns into reality and it is not long before the students start to turn on those who think differently, and the ideas spread to other classes in the school. The situation escalates and the teacher is unable to end what he has started.

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