Love and sexes

Reproduction, love, desire, prostitution, hormones, affection, monogamy, pleasure, polyandry and sex, among other matters, meet in this documentary film presented by zoologist and ethologist Desmond Morris. Produced by Discovery Channel in 1997, is part of the ‘The human sexes’ series, in which the differences between men and women and how their roles have changed since primitive times are addressed and investigated.

In this chapter, ‘Patterns of love’, the author investigates rituals and beliefs in places as diverse as Japan, Egypt, Cameroon, United States, Estonia, India or Turkey while question the freedom of our sentimental or loving choices.