• The Pervert's Guide to Ideology (2012)

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Release Date: November 1st, 2013

DVD Release Date: February 18th, 2014

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 14 min

Plot Summary
Slavoj Zizek discusses his ideas on fantasy, reality, sexuality, subjectivity, desire, materiality and cinematic form.

Director: Sophie Fiennes

Genres: Documentary

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  • A riveting and often hilarious demonstration of the Slovenian philosopher’s uncanny ability to turn movies inside out and accepted notions on their head. show more

  • Slavoj Žižek manages to explain some of Lacanian psychoanalysis's most inscrutable notions with disarming clarity and infectious urgency. show more

  • To keep this one-man show visually engaging, director Sophie Fiennes places the professor in sets and costumes from the movies, talking about “Full Metal Jacket” from atop a barracks toilet and “Brief Encounter” from a 1940s British train. show more

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