Forman Interview
This is a Visual History Recording

Visual History with Milos Forman

Interviewed by: Daniel Algrant

Milos Forman was born in Czechoslovakia and grew up during World War II and the era of Soviet domination of his country. He studied screenwriting at the Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts in Prague.

Forman recalls how he was inspired at age twelve to become a director.

Forman explains how he had to adjust to the "can-do" attitude of his American director's team on the production of Hair.

How his fellow DGA members helped prevent his deportation to Czechoslovakia.