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Zizek! (2005)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 26 April 2007 (Germany)
A look at the controversial author, philosopher and candidate for Slovenian presidency: Slavoj Zizek.

Director:

Astra Taylor

Star:

Slavoj Zizek

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Slavoj Zizek ... Himself
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A look at the controversial author, philosopher and candidate for Slovenian presidency: Slavoj Zizek.

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Not Rated
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Language:

Slovenian | English

Release Date:

26 April 2007 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Жижек! See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,062, 20 November 2005, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$17,320, 4 December 2005
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Slavoj Zizek: I have a very complicated ritual about writing. It's psychologically impossible for me to sit down
[and just write]
Slavoj Zizek: , so I have to trick myself. I operate a very simple strategy which, at least with me, it works. I put down ideas. But I put them down usually in a very elaborate way. A line of thought and then in full sentences and so on. So up to a certain point I am telling myself: "No, I'm not yet writing. I'm just putting down ideas". Then at a certain point I tell myself: "Everything is ...
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Irony
15 April 2010 | by markobroadheadSee all my reviews

To the reviewers of this film who think that Zizek is a Stalinist because we see a poster of Stalin outside his office...please look up "irony" in a dictionary. Also read this interview: http://www.believermag.com/issues/200407/? read=interview_zizek It begins with this statement from the interviewer: "you have said that Stalinism is worse than Nazism, despite the grand spectacle of the Holocaust." Not a bad documentary, but not amazing either. Zizek is a strange man. He is seemingly a narcissist and misanthrope at the same time. Ultimately I suppose this is the result of reading so much Lacan and Freud that he constantly over analyses himself.


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