Miloå¦ FOREMAN( director, screenwriter and producer.)
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FOREMAN (Forman) Milos (p. 18. 02. 1932), American film director.
During the Second World War and the occupation of Czechoslovakia had lost their parents in a concentration camp. Graduate kinofakulteta Prague FAMU - Academy of Arts. Since the mid 50-ies serves as a writer, participates in the creation of the first programs of the famous theater 'Laterna Magica'.
. In 1963, his debut documentary 'competition' (Konkurs), reproducing the atmosphere of jazz and enthusiasm of youth rather bleak picture of the competition fans of this music, which demonstrate their ability in front of the professional jury
. In 1964, Forman delivers a full-length film 'Black Peter' (Black Peter / Cerny Petr, . another name for 'Peter and Paul', . first prize at Locarno International Film Festival), . shocking the audience and, . especially, . leaders Cinematography Czechoslovakia documented the atmosphere of the colorless life of the lower classes, and combining the reliability of life smeared with truthful and ironic depiction of the psychology of the characters, . which fulfilled the role as professional, . and non-professional actors,
. Uninhibited, . often improvised dialogue, . excellent introduction to the on-screen material, . use of rock music, . perceived in those days as a symbol of youth protest, . and - importantly - an appeal to the theme of the conflict of generations have done this and subsequent paintings Forman, . 'Love blondes' (Lasky Jedne Plavovlasky, . 1965); 'Lights, . my girl ...'/' The Firemen's Ball '(Hori, . Ma Panenko, . 1967), . revolutionary event in the life of cinema Czechoslovakia, . and the director himself - a recognized leader in the so-called 'Czech waves',
. Like his contemporaries and colleagues (in. Bright, IN. Chytilovö¦, E. Schorm AND. Menzel and others) Forman opposed aesthetics of social realism experience and traditions of Czech literature (I. Hasek, B. Hrabal, J. å=kvoreckö+), seeking to inform inscribed in the documentary Wednesday narrative metaphor and symbolic meaning and deserved rebuke to cynicism and pessimism for satirizing the lives of ordinary members of building a socialist society.
. In 1968, after the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia has not returned from France, where he talks about filming a new movie
. New page opens creative director after his arrival in the U.S., . where in 1971 he withdrew his first American film 'Gap' (Taking Off, . Prize at Cannes International Film Festival), . Forman on the eternal theme - the conflict of generations, . during which senior embodies an aggressive start and suppresses the creative spirit of youth, . thirsting for freedom from all kinds of fetters and restrictions,
. In this attempt to show America the eyes of an alien Forman tried to remain true to his method and style to the new material. His next job - an episode of desyatibortsah in the documentary film 'Eyes of Eight' (Visions Of Eight, 1972) - about the Olympics in Munich. Further preferred film adaptation of American literature, allows to keep faithful to the theme incompatibility between generations and sympathies to the youth counterculture protesting youth, and progress against the hypocrisy and violence, 'upper'. Does not change Forman and 'rebels', contrary to all norms and traditions, doomed to defeat and displayed with an ironic affection.
. Best picture of the American period is 'Someone flew over the Cuckoo's Nest' (One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest, 1975, to lead to
. Kesey, awards Oscar for best film, best director, screenplay and best male and female roles). Redesign source, Forman made a hero of Kesey fighter against the stifling dictatorship of 'silent majority' and showed him a moral victory over the 'system'. Then the director created a film version on the protest of youth against the Vietnam War rock musical 'Hair' (Hair, 1979) and two years - a screen version of an anti-racist novel 'Ragtime' (Ragtime) E. L. Doctorow. In 1984, Foreman received several Oscar for filming of the play P. Shaffer's 'Amadeus' (Amadeus) (for the best film of the year and best director), interpreted the fight Mozart and Salieri as an irreconcilable and eternal conflict between tradition and mediocrity on the one hand - and a genius, freedom and the instinct of the other. In 1989, took a picture 'Valmont' (Valmont) after a famous epistolary novel "Dangerous Liaisons" Choderlos de Laclos. After several years of forced inactivity again drew the attention of the controversial tape 'The People vs. Larry Flynt' (The People vs. Larry Flynt, 1996, the main prize at the Berlin International Film Festival-97) on the dramatic fate of the publisher pornozhurnala 'Hustler'.
. From 1975 to kinootdelenii teaches at Columbia University.
. Vladimir Utilities
. 1955 NECHTE TO NA MNE writer
. 1956 DEDECEK AUTOMOBIL assistant director, performer
. 1957 STENATA assistant director, screenwriter, story
. 1962 TAM ZA LESEM assistant director, performer
. 1963 KDYBY TY MUZIKY NEBYLY director, screenwriter, film adaptation
. 1963 COMPETITION / KONKURS director, screenwriter, film adaptation
. 1964 CERNY PETR director, screenwriter
. 1965 LOVE BLONDES / LASKY JEDNE PLAVOVLASKY director, screenwriter
. 1967 Firemen's Ball / HORI, MA PANENKO director, screenwriter
. 1968 LA PINCE A ONGLES writer
. 1971 MEETING MILOS FORMAN Executive
. 1971 SEPARATION / TAKING OFF director, screenwriter
. 1972 THROUGH THE EYES OF EIGHT / VISIONS OF EIGHT director
. 1975 LE MALE DU SIECLE plot
. 1975 ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST director
. 1979 HAIR / HAIR director
. 1981 RAGTIME director
. 1982 BEFORE THE NICKELODEON: THE EARLY CINEMA OF EDWIN S
. PORTER Executive
1983 CHYTILOVA VS. FORMAN Executive
. 1984 AMADEUS / AMADEUS Director
. 1986 50 YEARS OF ACTION! Executive
. 1986 nauseam / HEARTBURN Executive
. 1989 NEW YEAR'S DAY Artist
. 1989 Valmont / VALMONT director, screenwriter
. 1991 WHY HAVELN
. Winner of the Cannes Film Festival in the category 'more special prizes (tie) for 1971
. Award Oscar in the category 'film' for 1975
. Award 'Cesar' in the category 'Best Foreign Film' for 1984
. Award Oscar in the category 'film' for 1984
. Gold Prize of the Berlin Film Festival 1997