Monday, 15 June 2015


So who was the only person to escape the Oregon Mental Hospital in Salem? It was Chief. Why? Because he was observant, quiet, he tricked the system and the environment - everyone thought he was deaf and could not speak. Most of the time he was just slowly mopping the floor somewhere in the background but he was carefully listening what was going on. He was observing, he was learning. He did not expose himself, he was always calm, quite opposite from what one would expect from such a gigantic man. He got hope, courage, inspiration and escape idea from McMurphy. And he used them at the end!

To read: |
And the script:
And interesting article about screenwritng tips taken from this film: