Makavejev’s second feature is an endlessly surprising, time-shifting exploration of love and freedom, about a tragic romance between a young telephonist and a middle-aged rodent sanitation specialist in Belgrade.
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Love Affair, or the Case of the Missing Switchboard OperatorDirected byDušan Makavejev
These elements are all important here; we must consider films like this through a cultural and geopolitical lens. But Love Affair or The Case of the Missing Switchboard Operator, despite its horrors, is also such stunning fun.