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First Trailer for Craig Zobel's 'Compliance,' Based on Twisted True Story of McDonald's Assault

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by Sophia Savage
July 2, 2012 2:18 PM
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Compliance

Check out the trailer for Craig Zobel's "Compliance," based on the true story (featured in the video below) about the disturbing turn of events at a fast-food restaurant that proved just how stupid and gullible people can be in response to so-called-authority (and how much damage that stupidity can cause). The film debuted at Sundance and has accumulated an impressive 100% on the Tomatometer. THR says it is "Likely to spur discussions about workplace safety, employee rights and broader awareness of sexual predation, Compliance is also a suspenseful psychological drama for viewers prepared to tolerate its extremes."

The synopsis: Becky and Sandra aren’t the best of friends. Sandra is a middle-aged manager at a fast-food restaurant; Becky is a teenaged counter girl who really needs the job. One stressful day (too many customers and too little bacon), a police officer calls, accusing Becky of stealing money from a customer’s purse, which she vehemently denies. Sandra, overwhelmed by her managerial responsibilities, complies with the officer’s orders to detain Becky. This choice begins a nightmare that tragically blurs the lines between expedience and prudence, legality and reason.


 

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  • Someone Random | July 11, 2012 3:05 AMReply

    I think it's pretty disgusting that they would make a movie out of this. That poor girl went through a horrible situation and I think it's deplorable for someone to take that situation and turn it into some kind of moneymaker. I will not be seeing this film, and I hope other people agree with me.

  • Shamans | March 27, 2013 9:09 PM

    I agree with anonymous! Live and learn! People need to be aware of things not bury their heads in the sand!

  • ANONYMOUS | August 10, 2012 12:47 AM

    It's just another way to spread information. By your logic, no one should have watched the Titanic... or Flight 93... or any other true disaster movie.

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