A woman who lives at home with 400 pigs. A 15-year-old in rehab for playing video games. A grown man who enjoys dressing up as a baby. A criminal so in love, he gets married over a radio show. And a man who would like to have sex with his car. To some people, practices like these reflect deeply held beliefs or deliberate lifestyle choices. But to others, they may seem grotesque, unhealthy or...Taboo.
National Geographic's popular series takes viewers on a journey beyond their comfort zones and across cultural borders to explore addictions and lifestyles that are acceptable in some cultures but forbidden, illegal or reviled in others. Each episode examines one topic from a variety of cultures and perspectives, often venturing into closed worlds rarely seen. This season of Taboo moves beyond the jungle and extreme practices to reveal the various obsessions of people around the world and here at home, including addiction, hoarding and living fantasy lives.
Episodes include: Beauty, Fantasy Lives, Addiction, Hoarder, Prison Love, Forbidden Love
The DVD-R is a non-rewriteable digital format that is compatible with most commercial DVD players. The DVD-R format is created with MPEG2 Variable Bit Rate Compression with stereo sound.
How our DVDs and DVD-Rs Differ
Customers who purchase programs in the NG DVD-R Library will receive a non-interactive, play only disc. There is no chaptering information on these DVDs, but there are chapter marks approximately every five minutes, which make it easy to fast forward through a program. The DVD-R format provides the digital video and audio quality you expect from all of our DVDs.
NOTE: The NG DVD-R titles are not closed-captioned. We apologize for any inconvenience this limitation may cause.