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The Pervert's Guide to Cinema

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Big ideas from a big personality

6 years, 6 months ago at Jul 16 7:32
Slavoj Žižek, who narrates this fascinating exploration and analysis of modern film, introduces to us this important idea: “Cinema is the ultimate pervert art. It doesn’t give you what you desire—it tells you how to desire.” In no time at all (and with a thick accent) Žižek expounds on the power of film to alter one’s desire, simply by showing you characters that desire. By this simp... read more
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Description: THE PERVERT'S GUIDE TO CINEMA takes the viewer on an exhilarating ride through some of the greatest movies ever made. Serving as presenter and guide is the charismatic Slavoj Zizek, the Slovenian philosopher and psychoanalyst. With his engaging and passionate approach to thinking, Zizek delves into the hidden language of cinema, uncovering what movies can tell us about ourselves. THE PERVERT'S GUIDE TO CINEMA offers an introduction into some of Zizek's most exciting ideas on fantasy, reality, sexuality, subjectivity, desire, materiality and cinematic form. Whether he is untangling the famously baffling films of David Lynch, ... (more)
Tags: Documentary (7), 2006 (5), 2000s (4), Psychology (3), Desire (2), Philosophy (2), Metaphor (2), UK (2), Reality (2), Analysis (1), Zizek (1), Mit Melanie. (1), Color (1), Film Studies (1), Netherlands (1), Psychoanalysis (1), Nodvd (1), Film (1), 00s (1), * (1)
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