WORMWOOD Netflix (2017)
Updated: May 5, 2018
A son seeking for the truth during 60 years, science, CIA, MKULTRA and other matters
This Errol Morris documentary mixes beautifully filmed and performed reenactments, interviews, homemade movies and TV fragments, to tell the story of Eric Olson, the son of a biological warfare scientist who worked for the CIA and died in mysterious circumstances during the 50's.
Cinematographer Ellen Kuras makes this jumps in time across segments, look even, in a noirish film style. (Few scenes took me back to Edward Hopper's painting ¨Nighthawk¨)
Here is a collage inspired by MK Ultra, Film Noir, and Wormwood: