Accessing the iPhoto '09 face.db

Is it possible to access the iPhoto '09 face.db file from applescript?
I pulled the file out of the bundle and placed it on my desktop.
Using SQLite database browser, I verified that there are records and tables of interest in the file face.db.
I can't, however, access the contents of the database using Database Events. What gives? Shouldn't I be able to do that? After I open the database, applescript tells me there are no records in it.
tell application "Database Events"
launch
set the_database to open database "~/Desktop/face.db"
set the_records to records of the_database
repeat with i from 1 to number of the_records
end repeat
quit
end tell

Thanks for the suggestion to access photo information via applescript.
I want to sync the thumbnails shown for each face, which is the key photo for the person, with my apple address book. Can't access the thumbnail via applescript, from my limited knowledge, so I'm accessing the underlying database iPhoto utilizes.
Thus I'm learning how to access the database directly

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