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America the Beautiful PG-13

Is America obsessed with beauty?
America the Beautiful
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: PG-13
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 44 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released: July 13, 2010
  • Originally Released: 2008
  • Label: Xenon
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Note: Bonus featurettes: "Cosmetic Ingrediants are Mislabeled"
    • "Hope for Eating Disorder"
    • "Physiognomy with Stuart Ewen" and
    • "Boris Kodjoe and Reggie Theus on Being Attractive"
    • Study guide
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo - English, Spanish
    • Subtitles - English, Spanish

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Entertainment Reviews:

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AUDIENCE SCORE
User Ratings: 782
Touching on the tip of an iceberg, AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL takes you to the precipice with its thought provoking commentary on our society and then keeps you hanging on long after you leave the theater... Full Review
Behind The Lens
Nov 5, 2019
Unexpectedly witty and affecting. Full Review
Chicago Reader
Aug 22, 2008
Rating: 3/4 -- In the documentary America the Beautiful, Roberts explores the cult of beauty in the United States and mostly succeeds in unmasking the flaws of fetishizing skin-deep beauty. Full Review
San Francisco Chronicle
Aug 29, 2008
Rating: 5/5 -- trenchant but not mean-spirited and often hilarious. Roberts approaches the subject with an attitude that is genuinely inquisitive, often bemused, and sometimes shocked, but never judgmental, at least not in his interviewing style Full Review
Killer Movie Reviews
Aug 30, 2008
Rating: 2/5 -- With so many pointless detours ripping you away, the film feels as lamely digressive as the proverbial one-track guy whose head won't stop turning as each new temptation walks by. Full Review
Los Angeles Times
Aug 22, 2008
Rating: 2.5/4 -- The film's examination of our beauty-obsessed culture--however familiar--remains unfortunately necessary. Full Review
Groucho Reviews
Feb 4, 2009
Rating: D -- Perhaps in future exposes Roberts will uncover that ice is cold and furnaces hot. Full Review
AV Club
Oct 18, 2008

Product Description:

While 2008's BIGGER, STRONGER, FASTER* focused on men's body issues and steroids, this documentary turns its cameras on women's self image and plastic surgery. AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL tries to get to the root of the nation's desire for physical perfection, and the lengths that people will go to achieve that impossibly high standard. In its quest for answers, this film from director Darryl Roberts features interviews with Eve Ensler, Ted Casablanca, Anthony Kiedis, and other notable personalities.

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Product Info

  • Sales Rank: 423
  • UPC: 000799809723
  • Shipping Weight: 0.19/lbs (approx)
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