“[Eyes Wide Shut is not a film about] a couple who get seduced into fantasizing and then, just before getting lost in this abyss of all­-consuming desire, they control themselves and step back.” – SLAVOJ ZIZEK on how fantasy is where we go to escape the intensity of life. Death drive is what creates this feeling of being too alive, death drive in Lacan’s sense of being the impasse, the irresolvability of desire which is at the core of subjectivity. In this regard, death drive is not simply found just in selfdestructive people but in anyone who is still alive enough to feel something unsettling about desire and about life. http://ift.tt/1eLa4s8

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