One Flew Over the Cucoo's Nest (1975) | Film Club

When: 19.11.2019 - 18:00 - 20:00
Where:  Americké centrum, Tržiště 13, Praha 1


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Our mini film festival of freedom continues with an Oscar-winning drama, which couches the fight for freedom against totalitarianism within the folds of a nurse’s white dress. Protagonist McMurphy has a checkered past, and again lands himself in jail. To escape forced labor, McMurphy pleads insanity and is sent to a ward for the mentally ill. There, McMurphy both endures and bears witness to the abuses ofoppressive Nurse Ratched. McMurphy and the other inmates band together to rebel against the authoritarian nurse. Starring Jack Nicholson and Louise Fletcher. Directed by Miloš Forman. Won 5 Oscars and 30 other awards.

In English with English subtitles. 133 minutes.