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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

1975

Cast: Michael Berryman, Peter Brocco, Dean R. Brooks
Director: Milos Forman
Writer: Lawrence Hauben, Bo Goldman
Cinematographer: Haskell Wexler
Editor: Lynzee Klingman, Sheldon Kahn
Production Designers: Paul Sylbert, Edwin O'Donovan
Production Company: Fantasy Films

The novel upon which ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO’S NEST (1975) is based was written by Ken Kesey while he was working as a night aide at the Palo Alto Veterans Hospital. After its publication in 1962, actor Kirk Douglas purchased stage and screen rights to the novel with the intent of starring in the production himself… Learn more at the AFI Catalog

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