One Flew Over The Cuckoos Nest


 

One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest is a 1975 American film based on the 1962 novel of the same name by Ken Kesey, and starring Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher, and Will SampsonIn 1963 Oregon, Randle Patrick "Mac" McMurphy (Jack Nicholson), an anti-authoritarian criminal serving a short sentence on a prison farm for Statutory rape of a 15-year-old girl, is transferred to a mental institution for evaluation. Although he does not show any overt signs of mental illness, he hopes to avoid hard labour and serve the rest of his sentence in a more relaxed hospital environment.