The Institute Poster

Release Date: October 4th, 2013

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 32 min

Plot Summary
Many San Franciscans take part in an elaborate alternate-reality game created by Jeff Hull, but as more players become involved, the game begins to spin out of control.

Director: Spencer McCall

Genres: Documentary

Distributors: Argot Pictures

Ratings & Reviews

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  • A ludicrous, yet oddly engaging documentary. show more

  • The film will frustrate viewers who insist on knowing which interviewees are recounting real experiences and which are perpetuating fictions hatched by the game's creator, Jeff Hull. But mystery is part of the appeal. show more

  • A lazily constructed documentary that doesn't hide first-time director Spencer McCall's admitted lack of understanding for his subject. show more

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