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Global film fraternity pays tribute to director Milos Forman

IANS  |  Los Angeles 

Tributes for Forman, who died earlier this week, came in from celebrities from the community in many parts of the world.

Homages to the Czech-born filmmaker, who won for "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" in 1975 and "Amadeus" in 1984, poured in on after Forman's death on Friday was revealed by his wife Martina, reports

Former described as the "only who went from the Czech New Wave ('Black Peter') to big American films which won flurries of ('Amadeus')".

Jacob said had an "immense body of work".

"He loved beer, tennis, Cannes, he spoke the truth, that's all. will remain dear in my heart," Jacob tweeted in French.

wrote: "has left us. Genius of cinematography and master in the portrayal of the human condition."

British ("Baby Driver") said Forman had left "a tremendous filmography that documented the rebel heart and human spirit."

American Larry Karaszewski, who made two films (including "Larry Flynt") with Forman, said the filmmaker was "our friend and our He was a master filmmaker - no one better at capturing small unrepeatable moments of human behavior. We made two movies together and every day spent with him was a unique adventure. Milos loved life. I will miss his laughter."



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First Published: Sun, April 15 2018. 12:42 IST