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The Seal


Directed by Dušan Makavejev
Yugoslavia, 1955
Short, Avant-Garde


This amateur short is the story of a man who spends his entire life under the thumb of anonymous bureaucrats. The titular seal adorns everything in life, from birth to death, in a criticism of bureaucracy and power over the individual, in a film that makes stylistic references to silent cinema.

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The Seal Directed by Dušan Makavejev

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