The quiet rage is a film in the 1970s that stipulates the relationship between prisoners and prison guards.
It presents the sour social relationship between prisoners and prison guards of Stanford County Prison. The prison is an experiment project designed by Professor Philip Zimbardo who is a lecturer of psychology at Stanford University. His aim was to experiment on how normal people would respond to role playing as prison guards as well as prisoners. The experiment turned into reality with prisoners becoming rebellious while others responded positively. The guards started guards using their powers and harassed prisoners. They woke up the prisoners very late in the night to do a head count which in normal prison is done while the prisoners are asleep (Francis 48).
The Quiet Rage portrays a psychological study that the apparent result shows the effect of prison life to normal people. When normal people are put inside a prison facility, their traits change to match the prison environment. In a normal set up, prisoners are known to be hostile due to their psychological resistance of the prison environment. Prison guards become hostile to prisoners because they view the prison as a correction facility thus harsh treatment is the best way to punish as well as correct wrong behavior.
Quiet rage highlights a clear picture of how people prison facilities operate. It is a mode of passing a message to various government systems all over the world to change their approach in managing prison facilities. Prisons should provide prisoners with psychological lessons in order to change them rather than use mental and physical