"One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" to be screened November 13, 2015

Film received five Oscars

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Jack Nicholson in "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" (1975)

ALBANY, NY (10/28/2015)(readMedia)-- ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST (United States, 1975, 133 minutes, color, directed by MiloŇ° Forman) will be shown on Friday, November 13, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. in Page Hall, 135 Western Avenue, on the University at Albany's downtown campus. Sponsored by the New York State Writers Institute as part of its Classic Film Series, the screening is free and open to the public.

In this landmark film of the 1970s, adapted from Ken Kesey's 1962 novel, a newly-admitted patient in a mental institution attempts to organize a rebellion against the iron-fisted head nurse. The film received five Oscars including Best Picture, Best Actor (Jack Nicholson), Best Actress (Louise Fletcher), Best Director, and Best Screenplay.

For additional information contact the Writers Institute at 518-442-5620 or online at http://www.albany.edu/writers-inst.