• America the Beautiful (2008)

America the Beautiful

Release Date: August 1st, 2008

R |1 hr 45 min

Plot Summary

Questions and interviews explore America's obsession with beauty.

Director: Darryl Roberts

Genres: Documentary

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Maitland McDonaghTV Guide Magazine

    A sprawling, messy, frustrating and impassioned examination of the psychological fallout from America's obsession with a highly artificial and all-but unattainable standard of beauty. show more

  • 75
    San Francisco Chronicle

    Mostly succeeds in unmasking the flaws of fetishizing skin-deep beauty. show more

  • 75
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    America the Beautiful carries a persuasive message, and is all the more effective because of the level tone that Roberts adopts. show more

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