Crni Talas - Yugoslavian Black Wave

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1.
And Love Has Vanished (1961)
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A young man falls in love with the girl who he met by accident. (88 mins.)
 
2.
Dani (1963)
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A married woman is living an unexcited life, until she meets a man who is able to put a smile on her face again, at least for a couple of days. (79 mins.)
 
3.
Three (1965)
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Three stories are set at the beginning, middle and the end of WW2. In all three of them the hero of... (80 mins.)
 
4.
I Even Met Happy Gypsies (1967)
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Bora the Gypsy is married to an older woman, and he falls in love with the younger Tissa, who is being offered in marriage by her father... (94 mins.)
 
5.
It Rains in My Village (1968)
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A bizarre and tragic love story involving swineherd, village fool, teacher and an agricultural pilot. The story unfolds in a remote village in the communist ruled Yugoslavia at the down of Soviet occupation of Czechoslovakia in 1968. (84 mins.)
 
6.
The Master and Margaret (1972)
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The Master and Margaret (1972) is based on the eponymous book by Mikhail A. Bulgakov. The film is set in the Soviet Union under Stalin... (95 mins.)
 
7.
The Role of My Family in the Revolution (1971)
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After WW2, a group of partisans comes to a bourgeois family in order to teach them singing and declamation of new songs. The family soon forgets their old customs and principles. (86 mins.)
 
8.
Kapi, vode, ratnici (1962)
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A three-part omnibus consisting of Kino Klub amateurs' work: Zivojin Pavlovic's dialogue-free "Live Waters" set in 1943... (81 mins.)
 
9.
The Enemy (1965)
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An ex-soldier named Slobodan Antic, referred to by a friend as one of the last idealists, finds himself... (95 mins.)
 
10.
The Return (1966)
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An ex-convict attempts to adapt in a new, changed environment. Wishing to start from the very beginning with his new girlfriend, he tries to stay away from his former buddies who want to involve him into their new ventures. (70 mins.)
 
11.
When I Am Dead and Gone (1967)
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The story about Jimmy the Dingy, a young vagabond who works as a seasonal worker. Having been sacked from the job, his dreams are to become a singer. As most of the things in the Balkans happen, he is destined to failure. (79 mins.)
 
12.
The Rats Woke Up (1967)
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An unsuccessful attempt of a lonely guy to change his pointless life. In search for a job and money... (79 mins.)
 
13.
The Ambush (1969)
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Idealistic young man supports the party and the new Yugoslavia's communist regime, but soon gets involved in various political and criminal machinations becoming more and more confused about what's right and what's wrong. (80 mins.)
 
14.
Rdece klasje (1970)
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An ex-partisan and current political activist sets out to Styria region in Slovenia to buy out the wheat... (85 mins.)
 
15.
The Seal (1955 Short Film)
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(5 mins.)
Director: Dusan Makavejev
 
16.
Anthony's Broken Mirror (1957 Short Film)
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(5 mins.)
Director: Dusan Makavejev
 
17.
Don't Believe in Monuments (1958 Short Film)
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(4 mins.)
Director: Dusan Makavejev
 
18.
New Domestic Animal (1964 Documentary)
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(10 mins.)
Director: Dusan Makavejev
 
19.
Man Is Not a Bird (1965)
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A love romance between older, respectable engineer that came in the industrial town to do some expert... (81 mins.)
Director: Dusan Makavejev
 
20.
Love Affair, or The Case of the Missing Switchboard Operator (1967)
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After many adventures, a young female switchboard operator starts a love relationship with a serious young man... (79 mins.)
Director: Dusan Makavejev
 
21.
Innocence Unprotected (1968 Documentary)
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Documentary about the famous Serbian athlete and movie enthusiast who made a feature film during the... (75 mins.)
Director: Dusan Makavejev
 
22.
WR: Mysteries of the Organism (1971)
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A homage to the work of psychologist Wilhelm Reich, matched with a story about a Yugoslavian girl's affair with a Russian skater. Sexual repression, social systems and the orgone theory are explored. (84 mins.)
Director: Dusan Makavejev
 
23.
Izrazito Ja (1969 Short Film)
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Mind sick man wondering on streets of Belgrade,thinking about killing us all. (35 mins.)
Director: Jovan Jovanovic
 
24.
Young and Healthy As a Rose (1971)
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Follows Stevan Nikolic, "Stiv", petty criminal born in Belgrade, always problematic, enemy of country's regime... (76 mins.)
Director: Jovan Jovanovic
 
25.
Plastic Jesus (1971)
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Tom is a young guy from Zagreb, completely without money, trying to make films in Belgrade. He somehow manages to survive with a help of women... (73 mins.)
 
26.
Before the Truth (1968)
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Two men, who have been fighting on the enemy sides in WWII, meet in the jazz club twenty years after. Mladen, who was a partisan at the time, recognizes a familiar face of a man whom he was supposed to shot, but missed on purpose. (91 mins.)
Director: Kokan Rakonjac
 
27.
Horoscope (1969)
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A gang of young delinquents from a coastal town terrorize the locals, the tourists that spend the summer holidays there... (87 mins.)
Director: Boro Draskovic
 
28.
Zurnal o omladini na selu zimi (1967 Documentary)
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Story follows a weekend in a village where young adults after a hard working week let there steam off in taverns eating, drinking, singing, breaking glasses and occasionally other things every Sunday. (15 mins.)
Director: Zelimir Zilnik
 
29.
Pioniri maleni, mi samo vojska prava, svakog dana nicemo ko zelena trava (1967 Documentary)
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In SFRJ, the state officially takes care of all it's citizens. Every child is a good little pioneer. However, in reality no one (especially not the state) takes care of Roma and many other poor kids leaving them to poverty and the streets. (12 mins.)
Director: Zelimir Zilnik
 
30.
The Unemployed (1968 Documentary)
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SFRJ is officially a place where everyone have a job and a house. The story follows hard labored workers who can't find a job, who bathe in public bathrooms and sleep in homeless centers. (10 mins.)
Director: Zelimir Zilnik
 
31.
Lipanjska gibanja (1969 Documentary)
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The film speaks of student demonstrations in Belgrade, 1969 and of the critical quality, enthusiasm and discipline of this form of protest... (11 mins.)
Director: Zelimir Zilnik
 
32.
Early Works (1969)
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Inspired by Karl Marx's "Das Kapital", three men and a girl named Jugoslava decide to wake up the conscience within the working class and peasants... (87 mins.)
Director: Zelimir Zilnik
 
33.
Crni film (1971 Documentary)
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Director invites six homeless men to his flat for a few days (surprising his wife). He asks officials and people on the street if someone can help them, this being SFRJ, a state officially without those left on their own. (17 mins.)
Director: Zelimir Zilnik
 
34.
Ustanak u Jasku (1973 Documentary)
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(18 mins.)
Director: Zelimir Zilnik
 
35.
The Tough Ones (1968)
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The winds of war has passed and left a permanent deformation of the human psyche. Two brothers returned... (92 mins.)
Director: Miodrag Popovic
 
36.
Gratinirani mozak Pupilije Ferkeverk (1970 Short Film)
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Plotless and wordless, beautifully edited shots of young (often naked or semi-naked) people in various positions, illustrating different emotions, actions and situations, underlined by rock music. (12 mins.)
 
37.
I Miss Sonia Henie (1971 Short Film)
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People on high drugs showing the world that artists are crazy as hell and should be reviewed by normal people. (20 mins.)
 
38.
Healthy People for Fun (1971 Documentary)
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"Healthy People for Fun" portrays the ethnic minorities living in the multicultural Yugoslavian province of Vojvodina (today part of Serbia)... (10 mins.)
 
39.
Crows (1969)
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A flat broke aging boxer, living on the verge of existence, associates with the equally desperate people in the city's suburbia to steal, cheat, and even kill for the money. (76 mins.)
 
40.
Zabranjeni bez zabrane (2007 Documentary)
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A profound insight into history of Yugoslav cinema through censorship perspective. How did famous anti-communist... (52 mins.)