Sweet Movie DVD (Criterion) (NTSC Region 1)


There is no film in the world quite like Dusan Makavejev`s revolutionary,
offensive and gleefully joyous SWEET MOVIE that ranks with the works of Arrabal, Jodorowsky and early Matsumoto in the
realm of international cinematic weirdness

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Pushing his themes of sexual liberation to their boiling point, Yugoslavian art-house provocateur Dušan Makavejev followed his international sensation WR: Mysteries of the Organism with this full-throated shriek in the face of bourgeois complacency and movie watching. Sweet Movie tackles the limits of personal and political freedom with kaleidoscopic feverishness, shuttling viewers from a gynecological beauty pageant to a grotesque food orgy with scatological, taboo-shattering glee. With its lewd abandon and sketch-comedy perversity, Sweet Movie became both a cult staple and exemplar of the envelope pushing of 1970s cinema.

  • NTSC Region 1
  • Anamorphic Widescreen


  • New, restored high-definition digital transfer, supervised and approved by director Dušan Makavejev

  • New video interviews with Makavejev and Balkan film scholar Dina Iordanova

  • Actress Anna Prucnal sings a song from the film

  • New and improved English subtitle translation

  • PLUS: A booklet featuring new essays by critic David Sterritt and Harvard professor and philosopher Stanley Cavell


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Weight 9 oz