Thursday, July 4, 2013

US Flag in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest 1975

The US flag appears in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest 1975.  During a field trip when all the patients are on a bus, the US Flag can be seen flapping in the background.  The film stars Jack Nicholson as a troubled person in the psychiatric ward. 

Top notch acting, directing and storytelling gives this film a lasting impact in the league of the Wizard of Oz 1939.  Of a wholly different theme, yet qualifies as a timeless story, that tells of the human drama of control vs. freedom.

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