Character Development: The Importance of Developing Characters

In this video essay, FilmInTheMaking looks at the film “One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest,” breaking down some of the events that make the characters in the film so memorable. In doing so, he stresses the importance of character development and illustrates how characters can influence the audience’s opinion of a story.


video essay by FilmInTheMaking

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Character Arcs


Miloš Forman

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest