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Serbian film director Dušan Makavejev (b. 1932)

Serbian film director Dušan Makavejev (b. 1932), © Jugoslovenska kinoteka, Belgradeenlarge


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Object:Serbian film director Dušan Makavejev (b. 1932)
Description:Dušan Makavejev seated in a dark jacket, black necktie and white shirt. His hair is thinning and his hands are crossed.
Comment:Makavejev was among the most prominent Yugoslav directors of the 1960s. His film ‘W.R. – Misterije organizma’ (W.R. – Mysteries of the organism, 1971), was banned due to its sexual and political content. W.R. stands for Wilhelm Reich. Makavejev left Yugoslavia and worked in Europe and North America.
Date:Not before 1960, Not after 1970
Country:unknown (contemporary)
Yugoslavia (historical)
Keywords:540 Commercialized Entertainment > 546 Motion Picture Industry
Copyright:Jugoslovenska kinoteka, Belgrade
Archive:Jugoslovenska kinoteka (Collection Fototeka), Inv. No.: Makavejev_Dusan
Editor:Karl Kaser