Milos Forman:
A Bibliography of Materials in the UC Berkeley Library

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Journal Articles

Articles and Books on Individual films

Bear, Liza.
"Milos Forman." Bomb, Winter 1997, Issue 58, p56-59, 4p

Forman, Milos.
Turnaround : a memoir New York : Villard Books, 1994.
MOFF: PN1998.3.F66 A3 1994

Goodridge, Mike.
"Milos Forman" In: Directing Boston : Focal Press, 2002
Main Stack PN1998.A2.G66 2002

Liehm, Antonín J.
The Milos Forman stories White Plains, N.Y. : International Arts and Sciences Press, c1975
MAIN: PN1998.A3 .F63

Liehm, Antonín J.
"Milos Forman: The Style and the Man." In: Politics, art, and commitment in the East European cinema / edited by David W. Paul. New York : St. Martin's Press, 1983.
MAIN: PN1993.5.E82 P6 1983
Moffitt PN1993.5.E82.P6 1983 [a different edition]

MacDonald, George B.
"The Rules of the Game: Milos Forman's American Allegory." Lex et Scientia: International Journal of Law & Science, vol. 13, no. 1-2, pp. 87-91, 1977.

"Milos Forman. (interview with Czech-born motion picture director)(Interview)." UNESCO Courier (July-August 1995): 18(3). Expanded Academic ASAP. Thomson Gale. UC Berkeley (CDL). 06 January 2006
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Parvulescu, Constantin.
"Betrayed Promises: Politics and Sexual Revolution in the Films of Márta Mészáros, Milos Forman and Dusan Makavejev." Camera Obscura, May2009, Vol. 24 Issue 71, preceding p77-105, 31p
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Slater, Thomas J.
Milos Forman : a bio-bibliography New York : Greenwood Press, 1987.
MAIN: Z8309.24 .S571 1987

Slater, Thomas J.
"Milos Forman: An Interview, Part I." Post Script: Essays in Film and the Humanities, vol. 4, no. 3, pp. 1-15, Spring 1985.
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Slater, Thomas J.
"Milos Forman: An Interview, Part II." Post Script: Essays in Film and the Humanities, Post Script, Fall85, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p2-16, 15p
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Vidal-Hall, Judith, and Sally Sampson.
"It's good out in the jungle.(Milos Forman)(Interview)." Index on Censorship 24.n6 (Nov-Dec 1995): 129(7).
The portrayal of the truth of the society in a compassionate, humorous manner are the primary reason for the success of Czech director Milos Forman. Combined with passion and experience, Forman's movies do not have larger-than-life heroes. 'The Firemen's Ball' reveals his anti-government views. Forman suggests that only competition can improve the quality of films. 'One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest' indicates his views on the concept of sanity and society.

Warchol, Tomasz
"The Rebel Figure in Milos Forman's American Films." New Orleans Review, vol. 17, no. 1, pp. 64-71, Spring 1990.


Conroy, Peter V., Jr.
"Amadeus on Stage and Screen." Post Script: Essays in Film and the Humanities, vol. 9, no. 1-2, pp. 25-37, Fall 1989.

Garrett, Greg.
"God's Frail Flute: Amadeus and Amadeus." Proteus: A Journal of Ideas, vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 57-60, Fall 1991.

Gianakaris, C. J.
"Drama into Film: The Shaffer Situation." Modern Drama, vol. 28, no. 1, pp. 83-98, March 1985.

Heldt, Guido.
"Playing Mozart: Biopics and the musical (re)invention of a composer." Music, Sound & the Moving Image, Spring2009, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p21-46, 26p
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Hodenfield, Chris.
"The Czech bounces back; with 'Amadeus', director Milos Forman has created what might be one of the best movies about music ever made." Rolling Stone (Sept 27, 1984): 19(3).

Kael, Pauline.
"Amadeus." The New Yorker 60 (Oct 29, 1984): 122(2).

Lellis, George, Petrie.
"Misplaced Mistrust: A Dissenting View of Milos Forman's Amadeus." In: Before the Wall came down : Soviet and East European filmmakers working in the West / edited by Graham Petrie, Ruth Dwyer. Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, 1990.
Main Stack PN1993.5.E82.B44 1990
Moffitt PN1993.5.E82.B44 1990)

Marshall, Robert L.
"Film as Musicology: Amadeus." Musical Quarterly, vol. 81, no. 2, pp. 173-79, Summer 1997.
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Perry-Camp, Jane; Ringer, Mark; Johnson, J. L. L.
" Film Forum: Amadeus." Eighteenth-Century Life, vol. 9, no. 1, pp. 116-122, Fall 1984.

Robbins, Gregory Allen.
"Mozart & Salieri, Cain & Abel: A Cinematic Transformation of Genesis 4." Journal of Religion and Film, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 38 paragraphs, Spring 1997.

Tibbetts, Jon C.
"Faces and masks: Peter Shaffer's Amadeus from stage to screen." Literature-Film Quarterly 32.3 (July 2004): 166-175.
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Townsend, Martha A.
"Amadeus as Dramatic Monologue." Literature/Film Quarterly, vol. 14, no. 4, pp. 214-219, 1986
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Loves of a Blonde (Lásky Jedné Plavovlásky)

Chirico, David.
"Films on video -- A Blonde in Love (Lasky jedny plavovlasky) directed by Milos Forman." The Slavonic and East European Review. Oct 1994. Vol. 72, Iss. 4; pg. 787

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Billingsley, Ronald G.; Palmer, James W.
"Milos Forman's Cuckoo's Nest: Reality Unredeemed." Studies in the Humanities, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 14-18, 1978.

Boschini, Deborah J.; Keltner, Norman L.
"Different Generations Review One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest Milos Forman (Director)." Perspectives in Psychiatric Care, Jan2009, Vol. 45 Issue 1, p75-79, 5p
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Domino, George.
"Impact of the film, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, on attitudes towards mental illness." Psychological Reports. Vol 53(1), Aug 1983, pp. 179-182

Horsley, Jason
"The revolting male : Jack Nicholson and the schizophrenic journey." In: The secret life of movies : schizophrenic and shamanic journeys in American cinema / Jason Horsley. Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2009.
Main (Gardner) Stacks PN1995.9.S247 H67 2009

MacDonald, George B.
"Control by Camera: Milos Forman as Subjective Narrator." In: A Casebook on Ken Kesey's One flew over the cuckoo's nest / edited by George J. Searles. Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, c1992.
Main Stack PS3561.E667.O533 1992
Moffitt PS3561.E667.O533 1992

McCreadie, Marsha,
"One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest: Some Reasons for One Happy Adaptation." Literature/Film Quarterly, vol. 5, pp. 125-31, 1977.
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"One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest: A portrait of despair in one dimension." Film Criticism, Spring76, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p23-26, 4p
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Palumbo, Donald
"Kesey's and Forman's One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest: The Metamorphosis of Metamorphoses as Novel Becomes Film." CEA Critic: An Official Journal of the College English Association, vol. 45, no. 2, pp. 25-32, Winter 1983.

Safer, Elaine B.
"'It's the Truth Even If It Didn't Happen': Ken Kesey's One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest." Literature/Film Quarterly, vol. 5, pp. 132-41, 197

Slater, Thomas J.
"One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest: A Tale of Two Decades." In: Film and literature : a comparative approach to adaptation / edited by Wendell Aycock and Michael Schoenecke. Lubbock, Tex. : Texas Tech University Press, 1988.
Main Stack PN1995.3.F5 1988

Sodowsky, Gargi Roysircar; Sodowsky, Roland E.
"Different Approaches to Psychopathology and Symbolism in the Novel and Film One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest." Literature and Psychology, vol. 37, no. 1-2, pp. 34-42, 1991.

Van Nostrand, Jillian
"One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest: A portrait of despair in one dimension." Film Criticism, Spring76, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p23-26, 4p; (AN 31331469)
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Zubizarreta, John
"The Disparity of Point of View in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest." Literature/Film Quarterly, vol. 22, no. 1, pp. 62-69, 1994.

People vs Larry Flynt

Alter, Jonathan.
"The right to be wrong: the issues Milos Forman is tackling are complicated - and so is the one he leaves out.(in 'The People vs. Larry Flynt')(Column)." Newsweek 128.n26 (Dec 23, 1996): 64(1).

Ansen, David.
"The People vs. Larry Flynt." Newsweek 128.n26 (Dec 23, 1996): 62(2).
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Berlins, Marcel.
"Milos Forman, in his film about the US' first amendment, has made a foul-mouthed monster his hero. (motion picture director; motion picture 'The People versus Larry Flynt')." New Statesman (1996) 126.n4328 (April 4, 1997): 36(2).

Bibby, Bruce.
"The People vs. Larry Flynt." The Advocate (The national gay & lesbian newsmagazine) n722 (Dec 10, 1996 n722): 69(3).

Boylan, James.
"The People vs. Larry Flynt." Columbia Journalism Review 35.n5 (Jan-Feb 1997): 15(1).
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Bruzzi, Stella.
"The People vs. Larry Flynt." Sight and Sound 7.n3 (March 1997): 58(2).

Coe, Jonathan.
"The People vs. Larry Flynt." New Statesman (1996) 126.n4329 (April 11, 1997): 40(2).
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Cooper, Cynthia A.
"The People vs. Larry Flynt." Journalism History 23.n1 (Spring 1997): 43(1).
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Freund, Charles Paul.
"Market culture: bashed and unabashed. (motion picture 'The People vs. Larry Flint)." Reason 28.n8 (Jan 1997): 54(2).

Johnson, Brian D.
"The Peole vs. Larry Flynt." (movie reviews)Maclean's v109, n53 (Dec 30, 1996):99 (2 pages)

Kauffmann, Stanley.
"The People vs. Larry Flynt." The New Republic 216.n3 (Jan 20, 1997): 24(2).
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Lehman, Peter.
"Will the real Larry Flynt please stand up?" Jump Cut, May 1997, Issue 41, p21-26, 6p;

McCarthy, Todd.
"The Peole vs. Larry Flynt." (movie reviews)Variety v364, n11 (Oct 14, 1996):77 (1 page).

Newey, Adam.
"The People vs Larry Flynt." TLS. Times Literary Supplement n4907 (April 18, 1997 n4907): 18(1).

Perez, Gilberto.
"The People vs. Larry Flint." Yale Review 85.n3 (July 1997): 175(9).

Petersen, Jennifer.
"Freedom of expression as liberal fantasy: the debate over The People vs. Larry Flynt." Media, Culture & Society, May2007, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p377-394, 18p
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Pollitt, Katha.
"Born again vs. porn, again.(the new motion picture by Milos Forman, 'The People vs. Larry Flynt')(Subject to Debate)(Column)." The Nation 264.n4 (Feb 3, 1997): 9(1).

Porton, Richard
"Milos Forman: Porn Again." In: The Cineaste interviews 2 : on the art and politics of the cinema / Gary Crowdus, Dan Georgakas. Chicago : Lake View Press, c2002.
Main Stack PN1998.2.C51 2002
PFA PN1998.2.C51 200

Porton, Richard
"Porn Again: The People vs. Larry Flynt: An Interview with Milos Forman." Cineaste: America's Leading Magazine on the Art and Politics of the Cinema, vol. 22, no. 4, pp. 28-32, 1997.
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Ramsey, E. Michele
"The myths of capitalism and patriotism in The People vs. Larry Flynt." Feminist Media Studies, Jul2005, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p197-213, 17p
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Ramsey, E. Michele
"Protecting Patriarchy: The Myths of Capitalism and Patriotism in The People vs. Larry Flynt." Feminist Media Studies, vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 197-213, Summer 2005.
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Rosin, Hanna.
"Hustler: Larry Flynt, scum chic." The New Republic 216.n1-2 (Jan 6, 1997): 20(3).
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Simon, John.
"The People vs. Larry Flynt." National Review 49.n3 (Feb 24, 1997): 53(2).
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Steinem, Gloria.
"What's wrong with this picture? (the film "The People Versus Larry Flynt")." Ms. Magazine 7.n5 (March-April 1997): 76(1).
"The "The People vs. Larry Flynt" has incurred varied opinions from movie goers and media critics. The movie has created a the notion that Larry Flynt is an commendable person who deserves recognition for promoting freedom of speech, rather than depicting a misogynist who depicts violence against women." [Expanded Academic Index]

"Tonya Flynt speaks out against The People Vs. Larry Flynt."
Off Our Backs, Apr97, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p1, 2p

Toplin, Robert Brent; Fuller, Kathryn H.
"The Peole vs. Larry Flynt." Journal of American History 84.n3 (Dec 1997): 1185(2).
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Tsiolkas, Christos.
"The People vs. Larry Flint." (Review)." Arena Magazine (June 1997):


Dawson, Anthony B.
"Ragtime and the movies: the aura of the duplicable." Mosaic: A Journal for the Interdisciplinary Study of Literature; 1983, Vol. 16 Issue 1/2, p205-214, 10p

Estrin, Barbara L.
"Recomposing Time: Humboldt's Gift and Ragtime." Denver Quarterly, vol. 17, no. 1, pp. 16-31, April 1982

Hague, Angela
"Ragtime and the Movies." North Dakota Quarterly, vol. 50, no. 3, pp. 101-112, July 1982

Linnett, Richard.
"Ragtime." Cineaste, 1982, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p52-53, 2p

O McGhee, Patricia.
"Ragtime's Coalhouse Walker, Jr.: Deja Vu." Literature/Film Quarterly. 1988. Vol. 16, Iss. 4; p. 272 (4 pages)
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Quart, Leonard; Quart,Barbara.
"Ragtime Without a Melody." Literature Film Quarterly, 1982, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p71, 4p
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"Ragtime: An Improvisation on Hollywood Style." Literature Film Quarterly, 1985, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p148,
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Rapf, Joanna E.
"Volatile forms: The transgressive energy of Ragtime as novel and film." Literature/Film Quarterly. 1998. Vol. 26, Iss. 1; p. 16 (7 pages)
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Simon, John.
"Wrong-note Rag." National Review, 2/5/1982, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p122-124, 3p
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Sobchack, Tom.
"Ragtime: An Improvisation on Hollywood Style." Literature/Film Quarterly. 1985. Vol. 13, Iss. 3; p. 148 (7 pages)
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Billson, Anne.
"Valmont." New Statesman & Society 4.n178 (Nov 22, 1991): 40(2).

Bowie, Malcolm.
"Valmont." TLS. Times Literary Supplement n4626 (Nov 29, 1991 n4626): 21(1).

Halberstadt, Ilona.
"Valmont." Sight and Sound 1.n8 (Dec 1991): 54(2).

Hall, Carol.
"Valmont redux: The fortunes and filmed adaptation of Les liaisons dangereuses by Cholderlos de..." Literature Film Quarterly, 1991, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p41, 10p
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Hollinger, Karen.
"Losing the feminist drift: adaptations of "Les Liaisons dangereuses." (International Cinema)." Literature-Film Quarterly 24.n3 (July 1996): 293(8).
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"Recent film adaptations of Choderlos de Laclos's "Les Liaisons dangereuses" failed to address the feminist potential of the 1782 novel. Milos Forman's "Valmont" and Stephen Frears's "Dangerous Liaisons" do not focus on the motivations of Madame de Merteuil the way the novel does. The novel portrays her as rejecting the limited roles available to women in 18th century French society. Frears portrays her as more villainous and Valmont as more sympathetic, and his film focuses on romantic love more than sexual politics. Forman de-emphasizes the Merteuil character, focusing more on Valmont." [Expanded Academic Index]

Johnson, Brian D.
"The art of seduction. ("Valmont", film by Milos Forman)." Maclean's 102.n47 (Nov 20, 1989): 82(2).

Kael, Pauline.
"Valmont." The New Yorker 65.n41 (Nov 27, 1989): 105(3).

Kauffmann, Stanley.
"Valmont." The New Republic 201.n24 (Dec 11, 1989): 24(3).

Klawans, Stuart.
"Valmont." The Nation 249.n20 (Dec 11, 1989): 727(2).

O'Brien, Tom.
"Screen: Bland & Better Than Bland--'Immediate Family' & 'Valmont'." Commonweal. : Dec 1, 1989. Vol. 116, Iss. 21; p. 670 (2 pages)

Simon, John.
"Valmont." National Review 42.n1 (Jan 22, 1990): 56(1).

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