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The Century of the Self (2002–2002)

TV Mini-series | 235 min | Documentary

A documentary about the rise of psychoanalysis as a powerful means of persuasion for both governments and corporations.
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Updated Mar 17, 2002

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Aug 12, 2005 (United States)

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Adam Curtis
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Ann Bernays
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Robert Reich
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Alfred Pritz
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Erzie Karolyi
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Pat Jackson
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Peter Strauss
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Peter Solomon
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Stuart Ewen
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Ernst Federn
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Leopold Löwenthal
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Marcel Faust
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Stew Albert
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Jeffrey Bell
Himself, speech writer for Ronald Reagan 1976-1981 Himself, speech writer for Ronald Reagan 1976-1981   See fewer
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Martin Bergmann
Himself - Psychoanalyst Himself - Psychoanalyst   See fewer
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Harold P. Blum
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William Coulson
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Hedy Dichter
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Werner Erhard
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Anton Freud
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Fritz Gehagen
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John Gittings
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Ellen Herman
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Celeste Holm
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E. Howard Hunt
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Jesse Kornbluth
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Heinz Lehmann
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George Leonard
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Renee M. Love
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Alexander Lowen
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Linda MacDonald
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Michael Murphy
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Jay Ogilvy
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Robert Pardun
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Leo Rangell
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Lore Reich
Herself, daughter of Wilhelm Reich Herself, daughter of Wilhelm Reich   See fewer
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Bill Schlackman
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Neil Smelser
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Laughlin Taylor
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Larry Tye
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Tony Blair
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Bill Clinton
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Wilhelm Reich
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8.9 / 10 | 4,365 votes