One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

In this episode, Margie Connor talks about the deeply personal reasons why One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest matters to her. Miloš Forman’s 1975 film about the conflict between the individualism of Randle McMurphy and the infamous Nurse Ratched’s rigid enforcement of institutional regulations stars Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher, and Will Sampson and won five Academy Awards.

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest is not yet available to campuses for digital streaming. However, individuals can stream the film on Amazon Prime or YouTube for a low rental fee.

Commentary by:
Margie Connor, Administrative Assistant for English and History
Jennifer Fleeger, Film Studies