One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest
Just checked out my top ten movies in profile, can't beleive no one has listed or mentioned this movie!!!!
If you haven't seen it, make it your no1 priority.
Anyone love this film, but just forgot ...
One Flew over the Cuckoos Nest
I'm Not sure if a lot of people know this but I haven't seen it mentioned in any forum so I'm going to turn it into a trivia question for you all to answer. This thread is going to be short.
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The director had one thing he kept telling the actors over an over, 'keep it natural' and that's why the film works so good, it feels like you're in this mental institute with real patients.
McMurphy (Jack Nicholson), a career criminal who has been given the option of going to jail or going to a mental institution and his swift and immediate battle of wills with the institution's iron-fisted head nurse, Nurse Ratched (Louise Fletcher), who he challenges at every turn, not to mention his Pied Piper effect on his fellow patients, which doesn't help endear him to Nurse Ratched either.
For instance, a minor character in the film is a main character in the novel, and one relatively important character in the book meets a disturbing demise, which is absent from Forman's movie.
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