RIP Miloš Forman

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RIP Miloš Forman

Postby Uncle Charles Routine » 14 Apr 2018, 12:39

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The very great Czech director. You've probably seen One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest - but his earlier films, especially The Firemen's Ball, are wonderful.

RIP.
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Re: RIP Miloš Forman

Postby Positive Passion » 15 Apr 2018, 14:36

I enjoy watching his film of Amadeus, but when I make my film version, it won't look like that.

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Re: RIP Miloš Forman

Postby Sneelock » 15 Apr 2018, 15:17

I was startled to hear. I didn’t realize how fond I was of his films until I felt that jolt of sadness. What a great talent.
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Re: RIP Miloš Forman

Postby the masked man » 15 Apr 2018, 15:48

The Fireman's Ball is, indeed, great. Of his later Hollywood work I really enjoyed Man In The Moon.

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Re: RIP Miloš Forman

Postby Samoan » 15 Apr 2018, 19:01

That is sad. RIP

I'm a fan of Valmont, the second of the movies made based on the novel Les Liaisons dangereuses. and by far and away the superior.

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Re: RIP Miloš Forman

Postby The Slider » 15 Apr 2018, 21:07

I'm just watching Hair.
It is testament to him that he has made an almost watchable film out of a terrible terrible show
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