Human Face with John Cleese (2001)

Genres - Culture & Society, Science & Technology  |   Sub-Genres - Biological Sciences, Psychology  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   Countries - United Kingdom, United States  |  
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Synopsis by Rose of Sharon Winter

The human face is what attracts and repels humans meeting other humans. This process is mysterious. This four-volume program from The Learning Channel investigates many aspects of the human face, from beauty to facial expression. John Cleese acts as narrator and host to a number of guests who discuss the power of the face. Skits and personal interviews highlight the points made in the production. The four episodes include Secrets of the Face, The Endlessly Fascinating Face, Does Beauty Matter?, and Famous Faces. In this episode, people with faces considered beautiful or ugly talk about the effect their faces have had on their lives and their interactions with other people. This installment has also been issued under the titles Beauty and Survival of the Prettiest.



communication, emotion, expression, face