Directed by Astra Taylor
The author of works on subjects as wide-ranging as Alfred Hitchcock, 9/11, opera, Christianity, Lenin and David Lynch, Slovenian cultural theorist Slavoj Zizek is one of the most important—and outrageous— philosophers working today. Directed by Astra Taylor, this captivating, erudite documentary explores the eccentric personality and esoteric work of this incomparable academic and writer who has been called everything from “the Elvis of cultural theory” to “a one-person culture mulcher.”
Also available on DVD as part of the 6-film GREAT MINDS box set.
DVD Extras Include:
- Deleted scenes
- Additional interviews and lecture excerpts
- Slavoj Zizek on Boston cable news show Nitebeat
- Original theatrical trailer
- Zizek Easter Egg
- English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired
- “Guilty Pleasures: Slavoj Zizek” from Film Comment magazine
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