Miloš Forman: the director who brought the spirit of anti-Soviet rebellion to Hollywood

The divine inspiration of madness – its ambiguity, its creativity, its higher sanity, and the cover and legitimacy it gives to protest against oppression and bullies of all stripes – these were the ideas which energised Miloš Foeman in his remarkable work. 42 more words


Film Community Pays Tribute to Director Milos Forman

The death of Milos Forman has triggered tributes to the iconic two-time Oscar-winning director from the film community in many parts of the world.

Homages to the Czech-born filmmaker, who won Academy Awards for “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” in 1975 and “Amadeus” in 1984, began springing up on social media soon after… 1,393 more words


R.I.P. Milos Forman :

The film world has lost one of the greatest directors of all time with the tragic death of Milos Forman after a short illness at the ripe old age of 86. 126 more words

Milos Forman, Oscar-Winning Director of 'One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest,' Dies at 86

Czech-born director Milos Forman, who won best directing Oscars for “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” and “Amadeus,” has died. He was 86.

Forman died Friday in the U.S. 1,204 more words


One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

…one flew east, one flew west,
One flew over the cuckoo’s nest.
-Children’s folk rhyme

Perharps, steppin’ into this book has been of the best things that has happen’ to me in a while. 297 more words


(p. 70) “Man, when you lose your laugh you lose your footing.”


One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest | Vocabulary

(p. 12) seam. noun. a line along which two pieces of fabric are sewn together in a garment or other article.

(p. 13) pinochle. … 343 more words