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The Pervert's Guide to Cinema

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  • Director: Sophie Fiennes   Cast: Slavoj Zizek
  • Running Time: 150 minutes
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Genre

Documentary

Producer

Sophie Fiennes

Distributor

ICA Films

Release Date

Jan 16, 2008

Review

Slavoj Žižek, everyone’s favorite Slovenian cultural theorist, stars in The Pervert’s Guide to Cinema, two and a half hours of psychoanalysis applied to the likes of Blue Velvet and The Matrix. It sounds completely mad, but it hangs together because of the brilliant, hilarious decision to insert the garrulous philosopher into key scenes of the films he discusses.

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