Milos Forman Flies the Coop

April 13, 2018 | Posted by Peter Jakobsen | Classic Film, FILM, LIFE | 0 Comments |

(18 February 1932 to 13 April 2018)

An exemplar of Eastern European new wave, he got out of his native Czechoslovakia just before the Soviets brought Winter into the Prague Spring. He’ll be remembered in particular for One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975), Hair (1979), Amadeus (1984) (filmed in Prague, under the wary eyes of Comintern flunkies), The People vs Larry Flint (1996) and Man on the Moon (1999).

Milos on the set of “Taking Off” (1971)

A number of his projects never got off the ground (as if that’s the way to treat one of the more intelligent film directors).

Vale, Milos.

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