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[May 8 2014] : Television

Jacques Lacan Parle

Jacques Lacan Parle by Françoise Wolff

Jacques Lacan Parle is a rare filmed documentary record of a talk at the Catholic University of Louvain in September 1972. Appearing before a packed lecture hall, Lacan discourses such subjects as death, language, psychoanalysis, love, alienation, paranoia and life itself. His talk is followed by a probing interview of Lacan on his concepts of psychoanalysis, conducted by the director, Belgian documentarian Francoise Wolff. One of only 2 known filmed appearances by Lacan, both by Wolff, who also made documentaries of Albert Einstein and Alexander Solzhenitsyn.

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