Location Call Number Status Consortium Loan
American
WRLC Shared Collections Facility (Restricted Use)
HOME USE COLLECTION VHS 89
Movie Review
Other Authors Berryman, Michael.
Brocco, Peter.
Crothers, Scat Man.
Douglas, Michael, 1944-
Fletcher, Louise.
Forman, Miloš.
Goldman, Bo.
Hauben, Lawrence.
Kesey, Ken.
Nicholson, Jack.
Nicholson, Jack.
Redfield, William, 1927-
Zaentz, Saul.
Fantasy Films.
Thorn Emi Video (Firm)
Subjects Comedy films.
Feature Films.
Film adaptations.
Mental illness -- Drama.
Motion pictures.
Psychiatric hospitals -- Drama.
Description 1 videocassette (129 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Notes Based on the novel of the same title by Ken Kesey and the play by Dale Wasserman.
Videocassette release of the 1975 motion picture.
MPAA rating: R.
1976 Academy Awards: Jack Nicholson, Oscar, Best Actor; Louis Fletcher, Oscar, Best Actress; Milos Forman, Oscar, Best Director; Michael Douglas & Saul Zaentz, Oscar, Best Picture; Bo Goldman & Lawrence Hauben, Oscar, Best Writing, Screenplay Adapted from Other Material -- 1976 Golden Globes: Brad Dourif, Golden Globe, Best Acting Debut in a Motion Picture-Male; Milos Forman, Golden Globe, Best Director-Motion Picture; Best Motion Picture-Drama; Jack Nicholson, Golden Globe, Best Motion Picture Actor-Drama; Louise Fletcher, Golden Globe, Best Motion Picture Actress-Drama.
Summary Jack Nicholson plays the free-spirited McMurphy, who has himself committed to a mental hospital and attempts (as he pits himself against Nurse Ratched) to convince the other patients that the difference between sanity and insanity merely represents society's attempt to stifle individualism.
Production Credits Director, Milos Forman ; producers, Saul Zaentz, Michael Douglas ; writers, Bo Goldman, Lawrence Hauben ; cinematography, Haskell Wexler ; editors, Sheldon Kahn, Lynzee Klingman ; music, Jack Nitzsche ; production design, Paul Sylbert ; art direction, Edwin O'Donovan ; costume design, Agnes Rodgers.
Performers Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher, William Redfield, Michael Berryman, Peter Brocco, Dean R. Brooks, Alonzo Brown, Scatman Crothers, Mwako Cumbuka, Danny DeVito, William Duell, Josip Elic, Lan Fendors, Nathan George, Ken Kenny, Mel Lambert, Sydney Lassick, Kay Lee, Christopher Lloyd, Dwight Marfield, Ted Markland, Louisa Moritz, Philip Roth, Will Sampson, Mimi Sarkisian, Vincent Schiavelli, Marya Small, Delos V. Smith Jr., Tin Welch, Brad Dourif.
System Requirements VHS.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)14147697
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