Global film fraternity pays tribute to director Milos Forman
Los Angeles April 15 (IANS) Tributes for Oscar-Winning director Milos Forman who died earlier this week came in from celebrities from the film community in many parts of the world.
Homages to the Czech-born filmmaker who won Academy Awards for "One Flew Over the Cuckoo s Nest" in 1975 and "Amadeus" in 1984 poured in on social media after Forman s death on Friday was revealed by his wife Martina reports variety.com.
Former Cannes president Gilles Jacob described Forman as the "only director who went from the Czech New Wave (â€˜Black Peter ) to big American films which won flurries of Oscars (â€˜Amadeus )".
Jacob said Forman had an "immense body of work".
"He loved beer tennis Cannes he spoke the truth that s all. Milos will remain dear in my heart " Jacob tweeted in French.
Actor Antonio Banderas wrote: "Milos Forman has left us. Genius of cinematography and master in the portrayal of the human condition."
British director-writer Edgar Wright ("Baby Driver") said Forman had left "a tremendous filmography that documented the rebel heart and human spirit."
American writer-producer Larry Karaszewski who made two films (including "Larry Flynt") with Forman said the filmmaker was "our friend and our teacher. 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."