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Films From Yugoslavia

An animated satirical treatment of the eternal triangle of Artist, Critic and Audience. ... Read more
After a hard day's work in the factory a woman spends her evening at home, lonely and full of desire. ... Read more
The title of this film is merely an excuse to speak of the loneliness, alienation, fear and neurosis of contemporary man. ... Read more
A poetical impression of the ancient city of Perast, formerly a rich port on the Adriatic but now solitary and dead, its wonderful architecture overgrown with grass and ivy. ... Read more
This quirky experimental railroad movie explores the history and demise of a narrow gauge railway track in Yugoslavia over a 90-year period, from 1908 to 1998. ... Read more
Maxi Cat at the door. . . ... Read more
An animated treatment of the Walter Mitty theme, in which the hero exhausts himself with his day­dreams. ... Read more
A cat is trying to be a sculptor. ... Read more
A political allegory about a frog that turned into a croaking man, and about the career he carved himself with his speeches that nobody understood. ... Read more
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A study of the various activities of convicts inside a Yugoslav prison. The theme of the film is that a man without freedom is a man without identity. ... Read more
A moral on stubbornness. A string quartet is sawing away on Schubert, when a tuba player drops in a note like a lead pipe. ... Read more
An impressionistic account of the testing of a new blast furnace at the Titov Veles smelting works. ... Read more
A new fad is taking society by storm: explosive flowers. It is not hard to see where it will lead to . . . ... Read more
A parable on man coming to grips with the cosmic universe, The Fly is Zagreb's most successful cartoon. The soundtrack is important in building an atmosphere of confusion and terror. ... Read more
Lonely boy. too much alone, tires of his toys and finally finds a friend — a little mouse — but the friendship is short-lived. This small domestic tragedy is narrated without dialogue and with great understatement, by the accumulation and repetition of small details of domestic rituals. ... Read more
A documentary film about an old woman and a she-goat who live together as friends in the wilderness of the Dalmatian "Zagora", the film is actually a document on human loneliness. ... Read more
The plot of this wartime drama is woven into a background of underground activity during the German occupation of Yugoslavia. Illegal workers must be moved to safety, and Pavle. himself hunted by the police, must be contacted to this effect. During the liaison, he is recognised by the agent. Zeka ... Read more
Grgić's cross between a beach toy and Sylvester the Cat, has only a hunch about what's going on in the world. ... Read more
A horse is galloping through free space, stops, and faces a woman. She holds out a lump of sugar. The horse cannot resist the curiosity, approaches, and eats the sugar offered to him. Tn this very moment the woman mounts him. The horse rears, trying to get rid of the rider, but everything is in ... Read more
Montenegro is intersected with roads; they meander in harmony with the countryside, making queer and fantastic arabesques. This film is an attempt to give a visual impression of these patterns. ... Read more
Compassionate statements on war and its ... effect on the individual are rare in the contemporary cinema, but The Last Bridge tells of some of the realities with honesty and sincerity. ... The film describes the adventures of a young German doctor, the Head Sister of a German reserve hospital in ... Read more
In continuation of the comic series, entitled "Citizien Urban". Joze Bevc. screenplay writer, director and the main actor in this film, represents Citizien Urban as the last pedestrian. who wants to escape from an entirely mechanized environment. But, where to escape to? Cars are just everywhere. ... Read more
Does man have the right, in the name of a so-called higher goal, to disrupt the elementary biological relationship of the existing living world? ... Read more
A cartoon about a character who started singing already in his cradle, and continued all his life. The song is not bad, and his voice is quite pleasant, too. The only trouble is that he only has one song. ... Read more
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