The Century of the Self (2002)

A SECRET HISTORY OF THE 20TH CENTURY The legacy of famed psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud informs the lives of people throughout the world even to this day, though it's a phenomenon to which most are unaware. The film is an exhaustive examination of his theories on human desire, and how they're applied to platforms such as advertising, consumerism and politics.

Writing:
  • Adam Curtis

Stars:
Release Date: 2002-03-17
Seasons: 1
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  • Country: GB
  • Language: En
  • Runtime: 215
Ronald Reagan
Ronald Reagan
Himself (archive footage)
Adam Curtis
Adam Curtis
Narrator
Robert Reich
Robert Reich
Himself
Tony Blair
Tony Blair
Himself (archive footage)
Anne Bernays
Anne Bernays
Herself
Martin S. Bergmann
Martin S. Ber...
Himself
Sigmund Freud
Sigmund Freud
Himself (archive footage)
Wilhelm Reich
Wilhelm Reich
Himself (archive footage)
Margaret Thatcher
Margaret That...
Herself (archive footage)
Bill Clinton
Bill Clinton
Himself (archive footage)