• Milos Forman Remembered: A Rebel in His Time, and for the Future

    1 month ago - By The Wrap

    Miloš Forman, who died on April 14 at the age of 86, has left behind some of the most sharply observed portraits of human behavior in cinema.
    When I think of Forman's work, my mind doesn't necessarily go first to his two Oscar-winning juggernauts “One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest” (1975) or “Amadeus” (1984), or the Czech films that garnered him worldwide acclaim in the 1960s, such as “Loves of a Blonde” (1965) or “The Firemen's Ball” (1967). Rather, I think of the opening scene from his lesser-known comedy, “Taking Off” (1971): a series of static shots of young women, one after the other...
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