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The Sleep Room (1998)

193 min | Biography, Drama

Based on a true story, this production relates the tale of two American lawyers who try to bring the U.S. government to its knees. In the early 1950s, the CIA funds a Montreal psychiatric hospital to do some research on mind control. ...See moreBased on a true story, this production relates the tale of two American lawyers who try to bring the U.S. government to its knees. In the early 1950s, the CIA funds a Montreal psychiatric hospital to do some research on mind control. Thirty-some years later, the patients want justice... Written by Steve Richer See less
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Anne Collins (book "In the Sleep Room: The Story of CIA Brainwashing Experiments in Canada") | Bruce M. Smith
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Mar 31, 1998 (Canada)

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Leon Pownall
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Macha Grenon
Nathalie Belding Nathalie Belding   See fewer
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Nicola Cavendish
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France Castel
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Diego Matamoros
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Donald Moffat
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Bronwen Mantel
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Neil Kroetsch
Leonard Rubenstein Leonard Rubenstein   See fewer
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Martin Kevan
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Phil Jones- CIA Phil Jones- CIA   See fewer
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Marcel Jeannin
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Laurel Paetz
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7 / 10 | 103 votes