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Peter Cohen (writer)
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Release Date:
30 October 1998 (Sweden) See more »
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Rashygien, eugenik och drömmen om en ny människa
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Homo Sapiens 1900 is a stunning exploration of the history of eugenics, race hygiene and the quest to improve the human race. Emerging at the turn of the century, eugenic movements spawned government sanctioned research projects | Add synopsis »
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Jan Holmquist ... Narrator (voice)
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Stephen Rappaport ... Narrator (uncredited)
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Directed by
Peter Cohen 
 
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Peter Cohen  writer

Produced by
Peter Cohen .... producer
 
Original Music by
Matti Bye 
 
Cinematography by
Mats Lund 
Peter Östlund 
 
Film Editing by
Peter Cohen 
 
Sound Department
Lars Heleander .... sound mixer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Börje Sundberg .... lighting technician
 
Editorial Department
Marianne Andersson .... negative cutter
 
Other crew
Daniel Alexandrov .... researcher consultant
Peter Cohen .... research
Ursula Grell .... researcher consultant
Ulf Schmidt .... assistant researcher
 

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88 min
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8 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
Depressing documentary, 11 February 2000
Author: Eric Lund (eric@dineral.se) from Stockholm, Sweden

This documentary is more black than white, not only because of the very dark period in history it portrays, but also because of the excessive use of stills, instead of moving pictures. It is very well done, but I feel it should have been still more interesting if it hadn't been so slow. I understand that the director would like us to have time for thought while seeing it, but it's definitely too slow. Anyway, see it if you've got the chance, as it painstakingly explains the views of respected doctors and scientists about race. The most chilling scene is a clip from "The Black Stork" from 1917.

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