Human Remains (1998)
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This is a brilliant documentary. Funny in some way, but also a little disturbing because we don't really know the fact if some of those dictators really had one testicle. The editing and the use of raw footage really is the interesting aspect of the movie, it made me want to know more about those dictators and I think it can influence other people the same way to do some research like it did to me.
Very interesting "first-person" accounts on the personal lives of the world's most heinous dictators -- Hitler, Franco, Mussolini, Stalin, and Mao-Tse-Tung. Lots of tidbits about habits and health issues. Done in a documentary style with grainy newsreel clips and homemovies. My only question is how much of it is factual and how much is rumor and legend. Because the "first person accounts" were voiced by actors, not the actual men, it's hard to know for sure. But fascinating nonetheless.
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