Milos Forman

Milos Forman

Oscar-winning director of 'One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest' (1975)
Jan Tomas Forman (born February 18, 1932), better known as Milos Forman, is a film director, actor and script writer. Forman was born in Caslav, Czechoslovakia and was orphaned at a very young age as his parents died at the concentration camp in Auschwitz for their membership in Czech Resistance group. After war, Milos attended King George College, public school in spa town Podebrady , where his fellow-students were Vaclav Havel and Masin brothers. Later on he studied film direction and the School of Cinema in Prague. He directed several Czechoslovakian comedies before leaving for the United States in 1968 after the Warsaw Pact invasion of his country. In spite of initial difficulties he started directing in his new home country, achieving his first success with the adaptation of Ken Kesey's novel One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest in 1975, which won five Academy Awards including one for direction. Source: milos-forman.biography.ms
Because I just loved to spend two years of my life in the company of Andy Kaufman and other characters.More Milos Forman quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When I came for the first time to the United States, visiting, I was absolutely fascinated by New York.More Milos Forman quotes [09/05/2011 01:09:29]
I think everybody dreamt somehow to make a film in Hollywood, you know.More Milos Forman quotes [09/05/2011 01:09:24]
First of all, to defend my work, I had to believe that I am doing a totally silly, stupid, innocent comedy.More Milos Forman quotes [09/05/2011 01:09:42]
I think everybody dreamt somehow to make a film in Hollywood, you know.More Milos Forman quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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