One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest Psychology

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In today’s screening, “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” (1975) an American comedy-drama directed by Milos Forman, and main characters Jack Nicholson (Randy McMurphy), Louise Fletcher (Nurse Ratchet) and Will Sampson (“Chief” Bromden) do an amazing job of creating such an amazing film. Randy McMurphy was put in this mental institution and once he was in their he started a rival between all the other patients and Nurse Ratchet. Nurse Ratchet wanted to have complete power and desired order. She would manipulate her patients and the staff working there, so they can fulfill her desires. She had many connections inside the institution and outside, so she was able to maneuver things, so that the situations could have measured up to her expectations. She …show more content…
Soon, they started to have a desire to watch sports and to have fun, as well as to have their sexual desires. Although, McMurphy does realize that he is not only trapped physically, but mentally and that his constant routine was imprisonment, but the schedule made them independent, and by them I need the patients. McMurphy uses the sink as a sign of liberation, he tries to lift it, but he is too short and not strong enough, unlike the chief who is six feet tall, he was successful. He was successful because like he states in the end of the movie, “I am as big as a damn mountain” and that’s how McMurphy made him feel. Unfortunately, the chief kills McMurphy because they performed an lobotomy that consist of cutting or scraping away most of the connections to and from the prefrontal cortex. My favorite scene is the last scene where after he kills McMurphy and sets him free he takes the plan that he had, lifted the sink threw it out of the window and he escaped finalizing the movie. I did not know whether to feel sad or happy, but I was really content to have watched this movie. It was a great movie and it had a lot of meaning to

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