Sweet Movie

Foreign Film Week: The Disturbing, Terrorizing Feminism of Dušan Makavejev’s ‘WR: Mysteries of the Organism’ and ‘Sweet Movie’

Written by Leigh Kolb [Trigger warning: references to graphic content.] Sometimes feminist films succeed by showing just how awful a world without feminism is. Dušan Makavejev’s WR: Mysteries of the Organism (1971) and Sweet Movie (1974) provide that kind of jarring commentary.  Both of these films critique fascism, communism, capitalism and sexual repression. His films are part of the […]