What is shown in Faces of Death?
They were watching Faces of Death, a film containing footage of humans and animals, either dead or in the process of dying, usually brutally. It opens with a pathologist, who introduces what follows as his own personal collection of clips gathered from around the world.
When was Faces of Death made?
November 10, 1978 (USA)
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How fake is Faces of Death?
Although several of the human death scenes and one depicting a monkey being killed are obvious fakes (with Allan A. Apone, make-up and special effects artists for the movie saying that about 40% of it is fake), some of the footage is genuine.
Can you keep a death private?
Medical confidentiality is upheld through both state and federal law. Because state legislation varies considerably, Congress passed explicit medical privacy regulations in 2000 under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
Is photographing dead bodies illegal?
A new law has recently been signed in California, making it illegal for first responders to take unauthorized photos of dead bodies at crime and accident scenes. Taking unauthorized photos will be considered a misdemeanor with fines up to $1,000 per offense.
What happens in the movie Faces of death?
One scene shows a group of tourists in Egypt smashing a monkey’s head while still alive and eating its brains. There are shots of animals eating people and Satanic orgies using dead bodies. There is a segment that deals with an alligator that accidentally entered ‘residential’ waters.
Is there a sequel to faces of death?
Faces of Death VI is a direct-to-video compilation of the highlights of the earlier films in the Faces of Death series. It features many of the same scenes shown in Faces of Death 1 and 4, Traces of Death is a collection of archive film and borrowed stock footage, notorious for its pointless exploitative content.
Who is the host of faces of death?
A ‘mockumentary’ hosted by Dr. Francis B. Gross, a coroner. He is trying to show you the different ‘faces’ of people while dying. There are faked scenes of people getting killed intermixed with footage of real accidents. There are executions by decapitation (in an unknown Arab country) and the electric chair.