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Watch: Philosopher Slavoj Žižek Discusses Use Of Beethoven’s Ninth In Stanley Kubrick’s ‘A Clockwork Orange’

  • By Charlie Schmidlin
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  • November 27, 2013 10:41 AM
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Documentary filmmaker Sophie Fiennes crafted a rare beast in 2006’s “The Pervert’s Guide To Cinema," in that it took a man explaining philosophical concepts straight to camera over its duration and not only succeeded but actually spawned a sequel of sorts. Though when the man in question is the prominent pop philosopher Slavoj Žižek, you start to understand why: whether you agree with him or not, his arguments about films and their real-life impact generate a unique discussion, and now for his new effort, “The Pervert’s Guide To Ideology," he’s cast his eye in part on Stanley Kubrick.

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