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ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST (1975)

ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST <span>(1975)</span> artwork

ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST (1975)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 134

Release dates 14/04/2017, 01/03/1998, 01/02/1998, 01/08/1991

Ratings Info very strong language, strong violence

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) Milos Forman

Cast includes Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher, William Redfield, Will Sampson, Brad Dourif, Christopher Lloyd, Scatman Crothers, Danny De Vito, Sydney Lassick, Vincent Schiavelli, Peter Brocco, Phil Roth

Summary ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST is a US drama, from 1975, in which a man rebels against the oppressive regime of a mental institution.

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

  • Suitable only for 15 years and over icon15

Ratings info

Ratings info publication date 04/04/2017

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST is a US drama, from 1975, in which a man rebels against the oppressive regime of a mental institution."

Language

Infrequent very strong language ('c**t'), as well as multiple uses of strong language ('f**k', 'motherf**ker').

Violence

A man attempts to strangle a woman, with several shots of her struggling to breathe. Another man is suffocated. There are also scenes in which patients are retrained and staff punched.

There are verbal references to the statutory rape of a teenage girl, in which the rapist attempts to excuse his actions.

The aftermath of a suicide features sight of blood on a character's neck, on a shard of glass, and on the floor around the body. There are also verbal references to suicide.

There are occasional moderate verbal sex references, as well as sight of a character miming masturbation. At one point, two characters are found in bed together, apparently after sex, with brief buttock nudity.

There is some discriminatory behaviour and some discriminatory references relating to race, sexuality and mental illness.

There is a scene of electroconvulsive therapy, in which a character is seen convulsing.

There are verbal references to alcoholism and to 'getting high'.

Details

Title
ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST
Year
1975
Formats
DVD, Cinema
Distributor(s)
Warner Home Video Ltd,Braveworld Ltd,Weintraub Entertainment Limited,United Artists Corp. Ltd,BFI Films
Classified date(s)
19/12/2016
Main language
English
BBFC reference
AZF014404

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