Bond used to illustrate issue of facial differences

1A, a talk show produced by public radio station WAMU in Washington, on Oct. 12 had a segment about facial differences and how popular entertainment often has villains with scars.

Understandably, No Time to Die, the new James Bond film, figured into much of the conversation.

As noted in a summary on 1A’s website:

Indeed, the main villain in the new Bond film, Safin, has scars covering his face. Many past Bond villains also have facial differences, including Le Chiffre, Jaws, Emilio Largo, Alec Trevelyan, Zao, and Raoul Silva.

(snip)

People with facial differences are speaking up about the harmful impact of being vilified on screen.

The WAMU summary also includes this video posted by a group called Changing Faces UK. It includes a Bond image toward the end.

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