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The Pervert's Guide To Ideology

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Undressing the secrets of cinema

Docu-maker Sophie Fiennes and radical Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Zizek team up for another dazzling psycho-dissection of Hollywood movies in the sequel to The Pervert’s Guide To Cinema.

Wittily addressing us from a variety of recreated settings – Travis Bickle’s bed, a Titanic lifeboat, a Sound Of Music convent – Zizek explores how mainstream films reinforce the systems and structures that shape our inner and outer lives.

Why, he asks, is it easier for us to imagine the end of the world at the cinema than to change our global economic order?

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