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One flew over the cuckoos nest -Film review- In the middle of nowhere only a vast open landscape sits a mental institution where a prisoner has been transferred - MACMURPHY played by Jack Nicholson Outside such beautiful scenery on the inside its a little different For the remainder your eyes stay fixed to the screen set inside the mental institution white walls locked doors routines and crazy men The patients who stay all live half a life they will never know what life will be like outside of the mental institution they have no freedom Macmurphy is different to these people which you can see straight away as soon as he bursts in with his unpredictable manner He is a charismatic figure and totally unforgettable From the moment his inmates meet him they look upon him as a role model Macmurphy is actually normal - at the start It is unfortunate that we as an audience have a tendency to laugh at people with mental handicaps but that is what makes the film so funny Macmurphy is taken to the bosss office immediately where he does a brilliant job in acting normal one minute and totally crazy the next He changed the subject a lot which he did well in because it helped avoid the subject crazy When they push me around and tell me off like chewing gum in class Macmurphy says to the boss its because I wont sit there like a dog on a vegetable And from then onwards he does his very best not to be pushed around but he learns that it is very hard when staying in a mental institution Macmurphy soon bumps into nurse Rached the nurse who is in charge He realises whilst in a session where all of her patients can talk openly about their problems that she is evil She can say something that sets all of the patients in
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