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Made over in America

Author: Bernadette Wegenstein; Geoffrey Alan Rhodes; Waystone Productions.; First Run/Icarus Films.
Publisher: Brooklyn, NY : First Run/Icarus Films, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Standard formatView all editions and formats
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"A thought-provoking picture of how the desire for a better self-image operates within consumer culture, and how this desire is fed by [the] media, the medical makeover industry and society at large"--Container.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Bernadette Wegenstein; Geoffrey Alan Rhodes; Waystone Productions.; First Run/Icarus Films.
OCLC Number: 180188609
Language Note: In English. Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally produced as a documentary film in 2007.
Credits: Camera and sound, Geoffrey Alan Rhodes [and others] ; edited by John Logan.
Performer(s): Commentators include Donald Bull, Stephen Marquardt, Pamela Orosan-Weine, Mark Poster, Kathleen MacDonald, Taunee Grant, Jason Diamond, Nely Galán, Marco Estrela, Randal Hayworth.
Description: 1 videodisc (65 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R.
Contents: Definitions of beauty --
"The swan" --
Body image --
Media images --
Cosmetic surgery --
Make-over beauty --
The reveal.
Responsibility: Waystone Productions presents ; a Wegenstein Rhodes film ; produced and directed by Bernadette Wegenstein and Geoffrey Alan Rhodes.
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"A thought-provoking picture of how the desire for a better self-image operates within consumer culture, and how this desire is fed by [the] media, the medical makeover industry and society at large"--Container.

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Made Over In America

(EMRO user published 2008-05-19 ) Very Good Permalink
Made Over in America takes a hard look at American society and our obsession with a narrow view of what constitutes beauty in women. This film uses archival material as well as imagery from advertising, excerpts from TV programs, and graphic collages to accompany interviews with plastic surgeons,...
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