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Poster advertising the feature film ‘W.R. – Misterije organizma’

Poster advertising the feature film ‘W.R. – Misterije organizma’, © Jugoslovenska kinoteka, Belgradeenlarge


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Object:Poster advertising the feature film ‘W.R. – Misterije organizma’
Description:The poster features a collage of fifteen photographs, some of them showing scenes of orgasm. The text below is in Swedish and provides the names of the leading actors and of director Dušan Makavejev. The names of the production companies ‘Neoplanta film’ in Novi Sad and ‘Telepool’ in Munich also appear. The film title is translated into Swedish, French, German and English (W.R.: Mysteries of the organism). The poster was printed in Stockholm in 1972.
Comment:The Yugoslav feature was released in 1971 but banned in Yugoslavia. The poster was obviously created for promotion in Sweden. W.R. are the initials of psychologist Wilhelm Reich.
Country:unknown (contemporary)
Yugoslavia (historical)
Keywords:540 Commercialized Entertainment > 546 Motion Picture Industry
Copyright:Jugoslovenska kinoteka, Belgrade
Archive:Jugoslovenska kinoteka (Collection Fototeka), Inv. No.: Posters 18
Editor:Karl Kaser