It’s a fairly well known fact that the CIA did various experiments with LSD and mind control (it’s touched upon in Jon Ronson’s book “The Men Who Stare at Goats”) during the 1950’s. Upcoming Netflix Original Series, “Wormwood” is a 6-episode series that looks into the program through the eyes of a man whose father was killed in it. “Wormwood” arrives on December 15th.
Directed by boundary-breaking filmmaker Errol Morris, Wormwood is a six-part series exploring the limits of knowledge about the past and the lengths we’ll go in our search for the truth. A twisting, evolving story of one man’s sixty-year quest to identify the circumstances of his father’s mysterious death. Combining a virtuosic performance by Peter Sarsgaard with Morris’ legendary interview style, Wormwood examines this case from every possible angle, bringing the viewer face-to-face with some of the United States’ darkest secrets.