It began as a graphic exploration of the one destiny we cannot escape. It would soon become the most morally controversial, critically reviled and financially successful documentary of the VHS era. Parents groups tried to stop it. Video stores had to hide it. Yet across the nation, millions found ways to secretly watch it...if they dared. Renowned pathologist Dr. Frances B. Gröss is your guide to the most bizarre and grisly death scenes ever recorded, from executions, assassinations and mass murder to suicide, disease and disasters. Three decades later, is it hardcore gross-out, elaborate hoax or still the ultimate forbidden movie? You may scream in shock, weep with anguish or flee in horror. But you will never forget the original FACES OF DEATH!