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An unforgettable study of a ferocious battle fought between the inhabitants of a Macedonian village and a blood thirsty wolf. ... Read more
After completing his previous film, Pretty Village, Pretty Flame, director Srdjan Dragojevic vowed never to under­take another project dealing with the conflict in the former Yugoslavia. Thankfully, for MIFF audiences, Dragojevic was compelled by the true story of Pinki and Kraut, two ... Read more
The film covers the period from 1941 to 1944. the beginning to the end of the war in Yugoslavia. It consists of three stories from the experiences of the revolutionary Milos. In the first, set in 1941, a group of people accuse a man of being a traitor: in the second, Milos, accompanied by a wounded ... Read more
A countdown on a child learning to walk - arguably the best 'mini mini' made. ... Read more
This is a film about Citizen Urban, who never has enough time. His wife is at home, waiting. Urban hurries on. and in his haste, even manages to overtake time .... ... Read more
Ghosts and vampires on a lark in the neighbourhood cemetery. ... Read more
This is the story of one day in the life of a married woman. Her husband leaves early in the morning and she is left with a day on her hands. We watch her on the streets of Belgrade, doing her shopping striking up an acquaintance with a young man but all the time essentially alone in the bustle of ... Read more
Witty and subtle, a thesis on intolerance down through the centuries in national, social, religious and political contexts. ... Read more
In the spring of 1946 a great migration of landless peasants took place in Yugoslavia, organised by the government; a movement from the arid, rocky areas to the fertile plains of Voyvodina. Owing to the acute shortage of passenger trains, people travelled in freight cars, together with what few ... Read more
Being the destructive efforts necessary to stop a very common, but very persistent, tapping noise. ... Read more
An attempt to escape from prison does not usually finish happily. ... Read more
Science fiction - live - from one of the founders of the famous Zagreb School of Animation. ... Robert, an amateur writer, is working on a science fiction novel about three creatures from the distant Arkana Galaxy and a crazy cosmic toy. Panic ensues when these creatures become materialised: it ... Read more
Having been hatched, and realizing what kind of world it is into which he has arrived, the man closes himself in a can immediately. ... Read more
A short feature film, which deals with an ordinary theme in an unusual way. The theme is that elderly people become superfluous in life and society, superfluous to themselves and to their nearest and dearest. ... Read more
Kolar at his best with a simple graphic. Dog and cat are smudges of lines in different colours in the traditional cartoon rivalry. ... Read more
Director Dusan Makavejev has described this film both as a guerilla exercise and as a "Dream Machine for Self-confrontation". ... The film is divided into two main sections. The first intersperses a documentary account of the life, work and persecution of Wilhelm Reich— his theory, that ... Read more
“Maybe it is like a mirror. People hold it up to themselves and see reflected only what they are most offended by.” - filmmaker Dusan MakavejevWhat does the energy harnessed through orgasm have to do with the state of communist Yugoslavia circa 1971? Dusan Makavejev's insanely brilliant comedy ... Read more
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