Racing against time

From chemical burns and hormone injections to plastic surgery and miracle pills, there are many different ways to try to stop ageing. In a society where many feel under pressure to always be young and beautiful, old age is seen as a disease that must be healed or even eradicated. And it’s not only women feeling the pressure.

Taking testosterone changed Bobby’s life – but not in the way he was expecting. He was left paralyzed and in a wheelchair thanks to its side affects. Now he’s one of 1,500 men bringing a class action against the manufacturers.

In Paris, Ariana, 52, will undertake a chemical procedure involving a deep burn of her skin. She will live a nightmare for 10 days, but the promised result is spectacular. Thanks to advances in science, humanity has never been closer to discovering the secret of eternal youth. Has old age really become an option?


  • Year: 2015
  • Duration: 52 mins
  • Production: Tony Comiti
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  • Available Versions: FRA
  • Country of production: France