MGM - Coming Home (1978)

MGM Special: Coming Home (1978)

MGM – Sunday 24 June, 8.30pm

A man who believed in war! A man who believed in nothing! And a woman who believed in both of them!

A woman, feeling isolated while her husband is away in Vietnam follows a friend’s example and volunteers at a veteran’s hospital.

Winner of three Oscars (Best Actress – Jane Fonda, Best Actor – Jon Voight, Best

Writing/Screenplay) and received five Oscar nominations (Best Picture, Best Editing, Best Director, Actress in a Supporting Role – Milford, Actor in a Supporting Role – Bruce Dern).

At the Cannes Film Festival, Coming Home received a nomination for the Golden Palm, and Jon Voight picked up a Best Actor award.

Winner of two Golden Globes (Voight and Fonda), and four more nominations (Best Picture, Director, Screenplay, Supporting Actor – Bruce Dern).

Director: Hal Ashby (Harold And Maude, Being There, Shampoo, The Landlord).

Starring: Jane Fonda, Jon Voight, Bruce Dern, Robert Carradine, Penelope Milford, Robert Ginty.

“Powerful… Mature, gripping film”. – Leonard Maltin (3½/4 star review).

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