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>> Milos Forman, the Oscar-winning director of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest has died at the age of 86. The Czech-born movie director, turned US citizen, passed away in Connecticut on Friday after a short illness. Foreman fled to the US after the communist crackdown on the Prague Spring uprising in 1968.
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He went on direct Cuckoo's Nest which earned five Oscars in 1976. And his 1984 film Amadeus, a feverish tale about the life of Mozart earned another eight Oscars. His other notable work includes the rock musical Hair, Ragtime and The People Versus Larry Flint.>> I'm deeply honored that the Festival accepted the film for what it is.
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>> Married three times, Forman met his third wife, Martina, a writer in Prague in the 1990s. He's a father to two sets of twin boys with his second and third wives. His wife, Martina, told a Czech news agency that his departure was calm and he was surrounded the whole time by his family and his closest friends.