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249 Ratings

Man Is Not a Bird

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Directed by Dušan Makavejev
Yugoslavia, 1965
Drama, Romance


A love romance between older, respectable engineer that came in the industrial town to do some expert job and young hairdresser in whose house he stayed in and the consequences of that relationship, especially after young driver gets involved.

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Man Is Not a Bird Directed by Dušan Makavejev

Critics reviews

It is a complex film of “mixed-genre montage”4 that deploys techniques of realism, fiction, documentary, absurdism and parody in ways that amount to a most interesting coalescence of seemingly incompatible forms.
October 01, 2018
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Makavejev and his cinematographer Aleksandar Petkovic get a lot of mileage out of the smoke plumes and dirt constantly emanating out of Bor, a place of no illusions (or amenities).
February 28, 2017
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