The Pervert’s Guide to Cinema

  • Sophie Fiennes /
  • United Kingdom, Austria, Netherlands /
  • 2006 /
  • 150 mins

Slavoj Žižek / Documentary / English

An exhilarating ride through some of the greatest movies ever made, starring contemporary philosophy’s own rock ‘n’ roller.

Charismatic Slavoj Zizek, acclaimed philosopher and critical theorist, delves into the hidden language of cinema, uncovering what movies can tell us about ourselves. With his engaging and passionate approach to thinking, whether untangling the famously baffling films of David Lynch, or overturning everything you thought you knew about Hitchcock, Zizek illuminates the screen with his passion, intellect, and unfailing sense of humour. Sophie Fiennes is one of EIFF 2011’s guest curators.

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