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15
Cast
Directors
Sophie Fiennes
Slavoj Zizek.
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Slavoj Zizek.
Running Time
133 minutes

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The Pervert's Guide To Ideology
Weird and wonderful movie theories


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Plot
Slovenian philosopher Zizek, a pop-culture expert, reunites with director Sophie Fiennes for a follow-up to 2006 doc The Pervert’s Guide to Cinema. Through a series of monologues, Zizek explores cinema's knack for casting light on the world.


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The Pervert's Guide To Ideology

Jeered as the "Borat of philosophy”, Slavoj Zizek rejoins forces with Sophie Fiennes to defy his critics with another bracing if wonkily out-there examination of film history, confronting his targets like Gandalf sticking it to the Balrogs of ideology.


Verdict
Occasionally bonkers but kinda brilliant with it, there's plenty here to thrill cineastes and fanboys alike.


Reviewed by Ian Nathan

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