What does the energy harnessed through orgasm have to do with the state of communist Yugoslavia circa 1971? Only counterculture filmmaker extraordinaire Dušan Makavejev has the answers (or the questions) in his surreal documentary-fiction collision WR: Mysteries of the Organism.
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a surreal journey into the relationship between human nature and politics, WR is nothing short of groundbreaking. It dares to confront the sexual revolution with unbridled passion and reactionary structure. It's striking symbolism and bizarre narrative makes it a radical figure head in arthouse cinema. A must see for anyone interested in avant garde.
la primera parte es brillante, mientras la dedicada a yugoslavia y su relación con la urss un tanto fechada... de cualquier modo su intención es digna de tener continuadores, ¿dónde están los makavejevians de hoy?
One of the films that I would love to re-watch. So many going on here and there. A peculiar non-narrative film filled with subliminal inserts with non-conventional themes cris-crossing its sublime efforts to meld political anarchy with sex and exploring new routes of perceptual difficulties. <3
Boogie Nights meets the Antichrist (not the von Trier film) in an authentic mosh-posh storytelling style; an interesting juxtaposition presented in an even more interesting way. The danger is that people see it and start glorifying the historic failures and the dehumanization of the obsession to have an orgasm presented in the film.