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The Century of the Self

BBC Four

The Century of the Self

The Engineering of Consent

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

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This episode explores how those in power in post-war America used Freud's ideas about the unconscious mind to try and control the masses. Show more


Adam Curtis
Executive Producer:
Stephen Lambert

Changeable. The penultimate instalment looks at how painters such as John Constable and Claude Monet have depicted uncertain weather.
11.30 Sun. Works by Georges Seurat and Vincent van Gogh come under the spotlight in the last of four films.


Claude Monet
Georges Seurat
Vincent van Gogh

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