Film director Milos Forman dies aged 86.

Le cinéaste Milos Forman est mort à l’âge de 86 ans

Le réalisateur américain d’origine tchèque, est mort vendredi 13 avril 2018, à l’âge de 86 ans des suites d’une maladie. Il avait remporté à deux reprises l’Oscar du meilleur réalisateur, pour “Vol au-dessus d’un nid de coucou” et “Amadeus”.

American film director, orignally from Czeqslovakia, died on Friday 13 April, aged 86 years, following an illness. He won two best director Oscars for “One flew over the cuckoo’s nest” and “Amadeus”.

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Il a réalisé Amadeus, Vol au-dessus d’un nid de coucou ou encore Larry Flint. Le réalisateur Milos Forman, né en 1932 à Caslav (ex-Tchécoslovaquie) est mort à l’âge de 86 ans. Devenu Américain dans les années 70 après l’écrasement du Printemps de Prague par les troupes soviétiques en 1968, Milos Forman décède ce vendredi 13 avril 2018 aux Etats-Unis des suites d’une maladie, a indiqué sa veuve, Martina à l’agence de presse tchèque CTK.

Add  Larry Flint to that list. Milos Forman, born in 1932 in Caslav (Former Czechoslovakia) has died aged 86 years. He became a US citizen in the 1970s after the Prague Spring was crushed by Soviet troops in 1968. Milos Forman died on Friday 13th April in the USA following an illness, his widow Martina announced via Czech press CTK.

Au cours de sa carrière, Milos Forman avait remporté de nombreuses distinctions, notamment l’Oscar du meilleur réalisateur à deux reprises, en 1976 pour Vol au-dessus d’un nid de coucou et en 1985 pour Amadeus. En 1997, il avait remporté l’Ours d’or à Berlin pour son biopic Larry Flint.

In the course of his career he won many awards notably the Oscar for best director on two occasions; in 1976 for One flew over the Cucoo’s nest and in 1985 for Amadeus. In 1997 he won the Golden Bear in Berlin for his biopic Larry Flint.

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