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Ljubavni slucaj ili tragedija sluzbenice P.T.T. (1967)

After many adventures, a young female switchboard operator starts a love relationship with a serious young man. But while he's away on business, she gets lonely and succumbs to her ... See full summary »

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Dusan Makavejev
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Cast overview:
Eva Ras Eva Ras ... Izabela, telefonistkinja
Slobodan Aligrudic Slobodan Aligrudic ... Ahmed, sanitarni inspektor
Ruzica Sokic Ruzica Sokic ... Ruza, Izabelina koleginica
Miodrag Andric Miodrag Andric ... Mica, postar i zavodnik
Aleksander Kostic Aleksander Kostic ... Ekspert za seksualna pitanja (as Dr Aleksandat Dj Kostic)
Zivojin Aleksic Zivojin Aleksic ... Ekspert za kriminalistiku (as Dr Zivojin L Aleksic)
Dragan Obradovic Dragan Obradovic ... Obducent (as Dr Dragan Obradovic)
Rade Ljubisavljevic Rade Ljubisavljevic ... Vodoinstalater
Aca Tadic Aca Tadic ... Jorgandzija
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After many adventures, a young female switchboard operator starts a love relationship with a serious young man. But while he's away on business, she gets lonely and succumbs to her colleague's passes. When the boyfriend returns, he gets into a fight with the impregnated girl which will end up tragically. Written by nixona

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Country:

Yugoslavia

Language:

Serbo-Croatian | German

Release Date:

6 February 1968 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

An Affair of the Heart See more »

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Avala Film See more »
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Mono

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1.66 : 1
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Trivia

The film was initially refused a UK certificate by the BBFC owing to shots of pubic hair, though the distributor himself partly ruined its chances by ignoring the film's creative aspects and instead telling censor John Trevelyan "I am sending you a film with a few tits in it. I don't think much of it but I can sell it to the sex theaters". It was eventually passed with minor cuts in 1969 and released fully uncut on video in 1996. See more »

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Referenced in Rupa u dusi (1994) See more »

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29 May 2017 | by treywillwestSee all my reviews

This is not only a great little movie, but also a great time-capsule of late-'60s Yugoslavia (a nation since destroyed by way of violent imperialist intervention).

A young Hungarian woman and an older, Serbian man enter into a relationship under the internationalist, multi-ethnic, mid-twentieth century culture of communist Yugoslavia. This work contains scenes of beautiful, deeply moving, intimacy and sexuality.

The contradictions of this culture are made plain within the movie by reference to scenes from a Russian revolutionary film by Dziga Vertoz: Committed communist masses dismantle an old Cathedral- their cause is clearly popular and democratic, yet it is intolerant of an institution that has itself embodied intolerance for millennia. "Revolutionary", "scientific" humanity remains constellated within a dialectic of resentment.

Ultimately, human frailty destroys both the Hungarian and the Serbian. Misunderstanding and jealousy cause the lovers to turn on, and destroy, each other within the the terms set forth by this "revolutionary" society. Progress creates the illusion of enlightenment. But ultimately it is human nature that decides our fate.

This outlook ultimately qualifies writer-director Dusan Makavejev as a philosophical reactionary, albeit an exceptionally creative one.


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