A profound insight into history of Yugoslav cinema through censorship perspective. How did famous anti-communist movies from Yugoslav time succeeded in being made and what consequences did ... See full summary »
Zelimir Zilnik has always been discussing the communist's regime taboos , with his early documentaries , but especially with his film about the student's riots in 1968- Lipanjska gibanja /... See full summary »
A director with a very distinctive style, Jovan Jovanovic has filmed in 1971 one of the most significant works in the history of contemporary Serbian film. "Young and Healthy Like a Rose" ... See full summary »
An unsuccessful attempt of a lonely guy to change his pointless life. In search for a job and money he falls in love with a girl next door believing that she will change his life. At the ... See full summary »
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.
A single teacher allows a stranger to share his home with him before it is to be torn down by developers. The stranger has a fascination with statistics, and claims he can predict crimes ... See full summary »
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. He doesn't believe in anybody, respects no ... See full summary »
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, to a young gypsy man. This marriage arrangement is ... See full summary »
A profound insight into history of Yugoslav cinema through censorship perspective. How did famous anti-communist movies from Yugoslav time succeeded in being made and what consequences did they had to bear? Film contains original interviews with most important dissident filmmakers from communist time, including Dusan Makavejev, Zelimir Zilnik and Lazar Stojanovic. Written by
The "Storyline" entered above as: "A profound insight into history of Yugoslav cinema through censorship perspective..." is not correct.
This documentary deals only with Serbian cinema in Yugoslavia (filmed and produced in Socialistic Republic of Serbia), mostly during so called "Black Wave" period.
Yugoslavian cinema was a much broader term, consisted of cinemas of all 6 federative republics of SFR Yugoslavia.
A long time before "Black Wave" period, a number of movies were forbidden in Yugoslavia, starting with Posljednji odred (1948) by Fedor Hanzekovic, which was not even finished because of the Informbiro Resolution, or Mala Jole (1953) by Nenad Fulgosi, which was never finished due to censorship, as well.
The best known forbidden movie from that early period was: Ciguli Miguli (1952) by Branko Horvat, which was banned until 1977, and shown in cinemas 1989...
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