Samson sells a magazine on the streets of Düsseldorf called "Fifty-Fifty". Half the proceeds from each sale go to the magazine's homeless seller. It is the run-up to Christmas and his presence is far from welcome inside the posh new department store, 'Sevens', on Düsseldorf's upmarket shopping street, the "Kö".No sooner does he enter the store than he is shown the door again. Outside in the open air, the chilliest, darkest places await him. His is a fate that has become a commonplace occurrence; it is documented in this film without sentimentality or self-pity.
Das Experiment is a shocking psycho thriller about the potential for brutality that humans hide. Even more shocking is the fact that it’s based on an actual occurrence—a 1971 psychological experiment at Stanford University that was aborted prematurely when the experimenters lost control.
When a teacher kidnaps a girl from a prestigious school, homicide detective Alex Cross takes the case, teaming up with young security agent Jezzie Flannigan, in hopes of finding the girl and stopping the brutal psychopath.