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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)

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(Laserdisc)

This information is for the Laserdisc release, not a DVD release.

NOTE: Forman's solo commentary was on the Pioneer Limited Collector's Edition laserdisc, and his comments were edited into the group commentary on the Special Edition DVD.

Commentaries on this disc:

Commentary 1: Director Milos Forman Rating:7.5/10 (2 votes) [graph]Login to vote or review
Reviewed by Buldrebisk on September 7th, 2008:Find all reviews by Buldrebisk
I hoped this was going to be better than it was. Milos Forman is a great director and when he speaks it is always of interest. But the pauses here are very long. In the beginning he has enough to say, but then begins to wait out the scene to and start talking about the next scene when it begins. And after about 30 minutes the pauses are longer and longer, with several ten minute breaks. At the disc change you wonder if you have the right audio channel after a few minutes of silence. Only after eight minutes does he say something. So I can easily see how this commentary was edited into the dvd version with other partisipants without loosing much. But this laserdisc edition is very well presented in book form with the two discs on each bookend. More than 100 pages with screenplay and behind the scenes. But this commentary was disappointing. 5/10