Call number: DVD-1370

WR Mysteria organizma [WR Mysteries of the Organism]

Neoplanta Film, Novi Sad, Yugoslavia, and West Germany, 1971
Executive producer Svetozar Udovicki
Screenplay Dusan Makavejev
Photography Pega Popović, Aleksandar Petković
Production design Dragoljub Ivkov
Music Bojana Makavejev
Song Bulat Okudzhava
Milena			Milena Dravić
Jagoda			Jagoda Kaloper
Radmilović		Zoran Radmilović
Vladimir Ilyich    	Ivica Vidović
Yugoslav Soldier	Miodrag Andrić
US Soldier		Tuli Kupferberg
With Jackie Curtis, Betty Dodson, Jim Buckley and Nancy Godfrey as themselves
84 minutes
In Serbian and English, with optional English subtitles


MAKAVEJEV, Dusan Rupa u dusi [Hole in the Soul]
Triangle Films for BBC Scotland, 1994
Producer Bojana Marijan
Executive producer John Archer
Photography Radoslav Vladić
Music Zoran Simjanović

53 minutes
In English and in Serbian with English subtitles

Region code 1
Aspect ratio 1.33:1
Languages Optional English subtitles on WR Mysteria organizma
Features New, restored high-definition digital transfer supervised and approved by the director, Dusan Makavejev
New and improved English subtitle translation
Audio commentary assembled from Raymond Durgnat's 1999 book on the film
Hole in the Soul, Makavejev's 1994 tragicomic autobiographical short film, originally made for the BBC (for details see above)
Interview with Makavejev by Christian Braad Thomsen, Danish Television, 1972, in English, 28 minutes
New video interview with Makavejev by Peter Cowie, October 2006, 29 minutes, in English
Clips from the 'improved' version of the film made for Channel Four, 1991, 5 minutes
In the booklet: Essay, 'WR, sex and the art of radical juxtaposition' by Jonathan Rosenbaum
Source Criterion

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