(1932-) Czech-born film director noted for his film One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest 1975, which won the five top Academy Awards. His other films include Ragtime 1981 and the lavishly designed Amadeus 1984 (Academy Award).
Such films as The Fireman’s Ball 1967 established Forman as one of the major talents of the “new wave’ cinema, which emerged from the temporary liberalization of Czechoslovakia in the 1960s. After the 1968 Soviet invasion, Forman escaped to the United States.
City in North Dakota (USA); zip code 58032.