I believe that we decipher the incoherent flow of life through stories. The stories may not add up to much, they may end abruptly or proceed according to mysterious logic, but my kind of film has to have them.
~ Miloš Forman

Join us in celebrating the works of Miloš Forman!

Fri, October 5, 2012 at 5:00pm, 71min – Screening of Walker Arts Center’s Miloš Forman Regis Dialogue with Scott Foundas. Introduced by Walker film curator Sheryl Mousley. Miloš Forman and LA Weekly film critic Scott Foundas discuss the directors celebrated career, punctuated by clips from his films.

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's NestOne Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

Friday, October 5, 2012 at 7:00pm

Forman’s 1975 multi-Oscar Winner starring Jack Nicholson, Luise Fletcher, and Michael Berryman, follows a brash rebel, who upon arriving at a mental institution, rallies the patients to take on their oppressive dictator of a nurse, Mrs. Ractched. The film won 5 Oscars and another 30 awards, and is ranked #12 on IMDB’s Top 250 Films of all Time list. (1975, 133 min, in english)

 

ValmontValmont

Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 4:30pm

Set in Baroque France, VALMONT explores a scheming widow (Annette Bening) and her lover, Valmont (Colin Firth), who make a bet regarding the corruption of a recently married woman. Valmont bets that he can seduce the honorable woman. However, in the process of seducing her, he falls in love. Valmont is based loosely on the French novel Les Liaisons Dangereuses by Choderlos de Laclos. Forman first read the book while in Milan Kundera’s screenwriting class in film school and it left a lasting impression on him. (1989, 137 min, in English)

 

AmadeusAmadeus

Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 7:30pm

Forman’s Oscar-winning AMADEUS depicts the life of master musician Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, told in flashback by his peer and secret rival Antonio Salieri, who now resides in a mental institution. F. Murray Abraham, Tom Hulce, and Elizabeth Berridge star in this must-see classic. (1984, 160 min, in English)

 

Milos FormanMiloš Forman’s life is filled with stories—triumphs and tribulations. Throughout some of his most difficult times, he persevered to accomplish his dream of making movies, becoming an award-winning Czech legend, and a renowned and respected Hollywood director. On his road to success, he met struggle, failure, box office disaster, but also a host of friends and an incredible drive within him that helped support him, his vision, and his success.

Films screen at St. Anthony Main Theatre
115 SE Main Street, Minneapolis, MN 55414

Free entry! Donations suggested!