You fooled ’em, Chief! You fooled ’em. You fooled ’em all.

I saw the film, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest at an early age and was not sure how to process it. The end result was that it scared the heck out of me. One part, even then stuck out to me as pretty amazing (and a lot less scary), it was when McMurphy realizes that “Chief” could speak the whole time. It is probably my favorite moment in a movie filled with great moments.

Do you don’t see a ton of Cuckoo’s Nest fan art on the internet, but above you see that great scene captured as digital art by Old Red Jalopy.

Here is the scene from the movie…

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One thought on “You fooled ’em, Chief! You fooled ’em. You fooled ’em all.

  1. Atari Adventure Square says:

    Great, evocative artwork.

    Yeah, saw this movie back when it came out with my cousin and an aunt (his mom) who took care of special needs and elderly people.
    It shook me to the core.
    She never spoke about it.
    The place went nuts during the last scene.
    Grew quiet during the credits and music. Maybe an after-thought that freedom is not so much a physical concept?

    I do recall we all watched it again on TV some years later.
    Still didn’t say much about the subject.

    So much respect for that movie.

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