What do money, sex, status and power mean to the young people of South America?

A fascinating and occasionally disturbing look at the pressures felt by young people in South America today.

Traveling across Brazil, Argentina and Venezuela, reporter Billie JD Porter delves into the darker side of life on the continent in this documentary about South America, where beauty and sex are obsessions and teens will go to extreme lengths to get the perfect body or try to exude the perfect life.

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