Continue reading...Though their deal with Studio Canal, Kino Lorber has released Basil Dearden’s vastly underrated psychological horror film The Mind Benders. The Mind Benders deals with the psychological effects of isolation or sensory deprivation. The Mind Benders was released in February of 1963 by Nat Cohen and Stuart Levy’s Anglo-Amalgamated Pictures. It was released in the US in May of the same year by American International Pictures.
The Mind Benders (1963)
Released: 25 Mar 1963
Runtime: 99 min
Director: Basil Dearden
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Cast: Dirk Bogarde, Mary Ure, John Clements, Michael Bryant
Writer(s): James Kennaway (original screenplay)
Plot: Dedicated British scientist Dr. Henry Laidlaw Longman (Sir Dirk Bogarde) tests the possibility of brainwashing. If the experiment succeeds, he will stop...