In 1997 todd phillips and andrew gurland created a film documenting the savagely brutal hazing rituals that take place during hell week at u s. Frat house first premiered at the 1998 sundance film festival and won the grand jury prize for documentary.
Synopsis scam artist price brown patrick mcknight was living the good life.
Frat house documentary. The gays are extremely over the top stereotypes. It was his second documentary following 1993 s hated. Frat house purports to go deep into the unseen world of rush week and the hazing that involves new recruits.
The full documentary is online so check it out while you can. Frat house was completed and won the grand jury prize for documentaries at 1998 s sundance film festival an award that was later rescinded. Frat house is not a documentary 20 october 2006 by mctighe 1 see all my reviews this movie suffered serious criticism for paying the fraternities and fraternity brothers to act out pieces of the movie.
Frat house is a documentary film exploring the darker side of fraternity life. Sometimes college life isn t all it s cracked up to be. The name of the detective in this film is dick johnson burton gilliam and the humor doesn t get any better.
Now with detectives hot on his trail he hides out in his cousin s wacky frat. The majority of the film was shot in the house of the alpha tau omega fraternity whose charter was revoked in 2000 and reinstated in 2011. That was before the allegations surfaced though and even with phillips and gurland.
Here are 10 university hazing rituals and initiation ceremonies that went horribly wrong. He hides out with his cousin andre dane hereford at his frat house his all gay frat house. Todd phillips director of alpha male comedies the hangover old school and road trip made the documentary frat house in 1998.
Price patrick mcknight is in trouble with the police for using a fake credit card. The sizzle part of the doc is when phillips decides to pledge himself in order to accurately experience and document what rushes undergo in order to join a fraternity. Frat house is a documentary film exploring the darker side of fraternity life largely filmed at allentown pennsylvania s muhlenberg college.