Escape Film Club
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
What's it about?
A petty criminal fakes insanity to serve his sentence in a mental ward rather than prison. He soon finds himself as a leader to the other patients—and an enemy to the cruel, domineering nurse who runs the ward.
Why did we pick it?
Thought-provoking and heartwarming capturing a subject that is rarely shown with such scary realism. The entire cast does a sensational job with Nicholson and Fletcher standing out amongst the rest.
Who's in it? Jack Nicholson - Randle Patrick McMurphy
Louise Fletcher - Nurse Mildred Ratched
Danny DeVito - Martini
Who made it?
Miloš Forman - Director
Ken Kesey - Writer (Novel)
Bo Goldman - Writer (Screenplay)
Lawrence Hauben - Writer (Screenplay)
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