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One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

Released 1975
Distributor United Artists

Dale Wasserman’s powerful play set in a mental institution was a Broadway hit with Kirk Douglas, but after many years of false starts finally ended up as a Milos Forman movie produced by Kirk’s son Michael, and starring Jack Nicholson in one of his most memorable performances.

About Adam Rifkin

Adam Rifkin is the versatile writer/director known for writing family fare like Disney’s Underdog, Dreamwork’s MousehuntSmall Soldiers and Zoom. From his darker, grittier side Rifkin wrote and directed the cult hits The Dark BackwardDetroit Rock CityNight at the Golden Eagle, The Chase and his critically acclaimed and award winning surveillance drama Look.  Most recently Rifkin wrote and directed Reality Show,  a dark satire about the world of reality television that had its world premiere on the opening night of the 2013 SXSW Film Festival. Follow Adam on Twitter Adam on Facebook