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The Century of the Self (2002)

The Century of the Self
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Adam Curtis Adam Curtis
 Narrator / ... 4 episodes, 2002
Ann Bernays Ann Bernays
 Herself / ... 2 episodes, 2002
Robert Reich Robert Reich
 Himself 2 episodes, 2002
Alfred Pritz Alfred Pritz
 Himself - President World Council for Psychotherapy 1 episode, 2002
Erzie Karolyi Erzie Karolyi
 Herself 1 episode, 2002
Pat Jackson Pat Jackson
 Himself - Public Relations Adviser 1 episode, 2002
Peter Strauss Peter Strauss
 Himself - Employee of Bernays 1 episode, 2002
Peter Solomon Peter Solomon
 Himself - Investment Banker Lehman Brothers 1 episode, 2002


Written by
Adam Curtis Adam Curtis
(4 episodes, 2002)


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Description: Adam Curtis' acclaimed series examines the rise of the all-consuming self against the backdrop of the Freud dynasty. To many in both politics and business, the triumph of the self is the ultimate expression of democracy, where power has finally moved to the people. Certainly the people may feel they are in charge, but are they really? The Century of the Self tells the untold and sometimes controversial story of the growth of the mass-consumer society in Britain and the United States. How was the all-consuming self created, by whom, and in whose interests? The Freud dynasty is at the heart of this compelling social histor ... (more)
Release date: 17 March 2002
Tags: Sort (1), True Films 200 (1), Psychology (1), Capitalism (1), Documentary (1)
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