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Adam Curtis: The Century of the Self

BBC ; written and produced by Adam Curtis
Video; DVD
In this revealing documentary, [Adam] Curtis unearths how capitalists and governments use Freudian psychology to influence and manipulate public opinion and consumption.
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236 min.
In English
  • "V038715 A 8D" -- Disc.
  • Originally produced as a four part documentary series in 2002.
Variant Title
Title on disc label: Century of the self
Related Title
Happiness machines.
Engineering of consent.
There is a policeman inside all our heads; he must be destroyed.
Eight people sipping wine in Kettering.
  • pt. 1. Happiness machines (59 min.)
  • pt. 2. The engineering of consent (59 min.)
  • pt. 3. There is a policeman inside all our heads; he must be destroyed
  • pt. 4. Eight people sipping wine in Kettering (59 min.).
[Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified, [date of publication not identified]
1 videodisc (236 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD-5, full screen.
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