Man is Not a Bird (Covek nije tica)
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The Yugoslav Man is Not a Bird stars Milena Dravic as a Serbian heavy-machinery specialist. A lifelong bachelor, Dravic suddenly falls for Eva Ras, several years his junior. Though a flawlessly expert engineer, Dravic is hopelessly inept when its comes to courtship. He eventually loses Ras to someone who knows the score. The predictable but likeable Man is Not a Bird is directed in a refreshing free-form fashion (intercutting "reality" footage of the bleakness indigenous to mid-1960s Yugoslavia) by Dusa Makaveyev, whose first film this was; Makaveyev would go on to international fame… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Makavejev's first feature is a delightful, typically eccentric concoction."
‑ Geoff Andrew, Time Out
"A stylish film with some real bite."
‑ Scott Renshaw, Apollo Guide
"It was made in 1966, and it is by far the most original, intelligent, witty and important film I've seen so far this year."
‑ Vincent Canby, New York Times
"The film's poetry is subtle and telling."
‑ Christopher Null,
"There are better attempts at mixing politics and social commentary, but this is a lot of fun."
‑ , Film4
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