When Milos Forman came to Oregon to shoot One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest, he was following in the footsteps of three of his new colleagues.
Star Jack Nicholson had just finished directing his own Oregon film.
Producer Michael Douglas had just finished starring in his own Oregon film.
Father Kirk Douglas, who gave the film rights to Kesey’s novel to son Michael, began his own producing career years before with his own Oregon film.
Total number of Oregon filmmakers working on Cuckoo’s Nest: 4 (counting Milos himself)