Monday, 1 August 2011
Representation Of Mental Illness in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Milos Forman's 1975 film One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, starring Jack Nicholson, follows a new inmate at a mental institution and his experiences with the other patients and the staff. In an article for Suite 101, which was chosen as a Featured Article in the Classic Films section, I examined how the characters in the institution were portrayed and how they were treated. You can read this article here: One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest: Representation of Mental Illness.