Examined Life Poster

Release Date: February 25th, 2009

DVD Release Date: February 23rd, 2010

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 27 min

Plot Summary
Some of today's most-influential thinkers discuss their thoughts.

Director: Astra Taylor

Genres: Documentary

Distributors: Zeitgeist

Ratings & Reviews

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  • By conducting her conversations in public spaces, and removing her interlocutors from desks and offices and book-lined studies and other appurtenances of intellectual authority, Taylor introduces a degree of playfulness and unpredictability that becomes the movie's M.O. show more

  • Slovenian-born writer-teacher Slavoj Zizek, narrator of the movie "A Pervert's Guide to the Cinema," provides the most entertainment. show more

  • Over the course of the film's 88-minutes, Taylor cuts away to what's happening around her subjects (the unexamined life, I suppose). Perhaps she's attempting to make connections the thinkers don't. show more

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