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 ...
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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 »
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.
Velimir 'Bata' Zivojinovic,
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.
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.
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 »
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 »
Every Sunday, lonely bachelor and refined judge Mladen goes to play chess with his friend, sculptor Fedji. Slowly, he engages in a love affair with Neda, Fedia's wife, and almost invisibly,... See full summary »
One Serbian army battery in the First World War, in forced march with no stopping and rest, arrives to Cer Mountain, and, in decisive moment, enters the fight and throws off Austrian troops... See full summary »
Zivorad 'Zika' Mitrovic
"Barbarians" is a teenage drama about coming of age in a world where there is no opportunity. A portrait of a young generation growing up in a society of lost values. Luka is a young man on... See full summary »
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.
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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