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914 Ratings

WR: Mysteries of the Organism

W.R. - Misterije organizma

Directed by Dušan Makavejev
Yugoslavia, 1971
Comedy, Drama, Fantasy


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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WR: Mysteries of the Organism Directed by Dušan Makavejev

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival


Berlin International Film Festival

1971 | Winner: Interfilm Award - Recommendation (Forum)

1971 | Special Mention: FIPRESCI Prize (Forum)

San Francisco International Film Festival


The New York Film Festival


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