The Pervert's Guide to Cinema  

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"In our most elementary experience, when we flush the toilet excrements simply disappear out of our reality into another space, which we phenomenologically perceive as a kind of a netherworld, another reality, chaotic primordial reality, and the ultimate horror of course is if the flushing doesn’t work, if objects return, if remainders, excremental remainders return from that dimension."--The Pervert's Guide to Cinema

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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel

The Pervert's Guide to Cinema (2006) is a two-hour documentary by Sophie Fiennes, scripted and presented by Slavoj Žižek. It explores a number of films from a psychoanalytic theoretical perspective.

Having received its world premiere at the International Film Festival Rotterdam, a one-hour version was broadcast on Britain's Channel 4 this as the fourth and final installment of ArtShock, the contemporary art series.

The Pervert's Guide is self-distributed by P Guide Ltd.

List of films mentioned in The Pervert's Guide to Cinema

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