Man is Not a Bird (Covek nije tica)
Man is Not a Bird (Covek nije tica) (1965)

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… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 13, 2009
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Geoff Andrew
Time Out

Makavejev's first feature is a delightful, typically eccentric concoction.

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Scott Renshaw
Apollo Guide

A stylish film with some real bite.

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Vincent Canby
New York Times

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.

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Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com

The film's poetry is subtle and telling.

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Film4

There are better attempts at mixing politics and social commentary, but this is a lot of fun.

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Flixster Audience Score: 76% Flixster User Reviews
Walter M.
"Man Is Not a Bird" is set in a mining town in Yugoslavia, where apparently the temporary populace has been hypnotized into moving to by the Party.… More