Milos Forman, a Czech film director who won the Hollywood glory with an Oscar classic “One through the Kukunku Nest” and “Amadeus”, died at the age of 86.
Forman died on Friday in the United States after a short illness, his wife, Martin, told
“His departure was calm and he was surrounded all the time by his family and his closest friends,” she said.
Forman was born in the Czech town of Caslav on February 18, 1932, but moved to the United States after the Communist intervention against the rebellion of the Prague Spring in 1968. In the 1970s he became an American citizen
Forman Won 13 Oscars
One flight over the Cuckoo’s nest “, in which the psychiatric institution becomes the microcosm of the contemporary world and” Amadeus “, the life of composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart from the eighteenth century with the eyes of his rival Antonio Salieri won 13 Oscars, including those for Best Director Forman.
His other remarkable work included the rock music “Hair” in 1979, “Ragtime” in 1981 and “The People vs. Larry Flint” in 1996, which was nominated for the Academy Award that year.