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Upon admittance to a mental institution, a brash rebel rallies the patients to take on the oppressive head nurse. 1) What is the point of view of the movie?

2) What is the plot of the movie?

3) Describe the following characters using the Fox Character Analysis Pyramid which includes name/title, physical appearance, personality, character’s role, character’s problems/challenges, major accomplishments, cultural context, and world view. Jack Nicholson as Randle McMurphy

Louise Fletcher as Nurse Ratched

William Redfield as Dale Harding

Will Sampson as "Chief" Bromden

4) What is the theme of the movie?

5) What is the setting of the movie? How important is the setting?

6) What is the genre of the movie?

7) Does the movie have any cultural lessons?