Coming Home


2h 8m 1978
Coming Home

Brief Synopsis

While her husband serves in Vietnam, a young woman falls in love with a disabled veteran.

Film Details

Also Known As
Hemkomsten, Le retour, retour
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Drama
War
Release Date
1978

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 8m
Sound
Mono
Color
Color (DeLuxe)
Theatrical Aspect Ratio
1.85 : 1

Synopsis

When her husband Bob eagerly goes to fight in Vietnam with the Marines in 1968, Sally Hyde begins volunteering at the local V.A. There she meets Luke Martin, a Marine who was one of her high school classmates. Luke was wounded in Vietnam and is now a bitter paraplegic. As he and Sally develop a relationship, she begins to examine her beliefs about the war, and as his spirit is renewed, he begins to focus his anger into protest against it. Sally g s to visit Bob in Hong Kong, finding that he is more withdrawn from her, and when she returns, she realizes that she is in love with Luke. When Bob returns from the war injured, the three of them try to adjust to the changes in their lives.

Cast

Jane Fonda

Jon Voight

Bruce Dern

Robert Carradine

Rick Stevens

Maureen Shapiro

Tresa Hughes

Terry Jennings

Richard Gilbert

Albert Campos

Bob Ott

Robert Mcgee

Ron Tarin

Greg Shepard

Olivia Cole

Howard Wolff

John Crosson

Jim Klein

Blane Baker

Tokyo Ernie

Self

Joey Faustine

Greg Najera

Jonathan Banks

Jeff Minnebraker

Curtis Waddy

Everett Erickson

Robert Abatiell

Bob White

Kirk Raymond

James Nleason

John Sweeden

Gary Lee Harris

Kimberly Binion

Gary Lee Davis

Robert Darrell Ray

Penelope Milford

Ned Van Zandt

Brad Pickle

Glen Christopher

Marc Mikialian

Marc Mcclure

Mary Gregory

William L Johnson

Brad Parks

Tokyo Ernie

Himself

Gwen Van Dam

Rick Blanchard

John Williams

Mary Jackson

Louis Mares

Tommy Walker

Ron Amador

Richard Lawson

Willie Tyler

James Lane

Rita Taggart

James Richardson

Mary Edlers

Beeson Carroll

Mike Flippin

Dennis Link

John Hagelbert

Richard Rodriguez

Bernie Folker

Rex Weigel

Tony Santoro

Robert Soto

John J Britt

Pat Corley

Chris Sweeden

Dennis Rucker

Ken Augustine

Romeo Cuellar

James Bennett

Morris Moorehead

Trace Sikora

The Beatles

Performer

Gary Downey

Robert Kretschmann

Steven Scott

Joe Burghadt

Stacey Pickren

Jerry Newman

Richard Lubin

Kevin Lewis

Sally Frei

Cornelius Austin

Raul Bayardo

Gilbert Gunderson

Susan Mirch

David Kiley

Robert Garrett

Butch Hubbard

Robert Murdock

Bruce French

Butch Radar

Reginald Gibson

Charles Cyphers

Gordon Lewis

Steve Sober

Wil Friedman

Richard Malone

Albert Arena

Bridget Chancelor

Edward Ramirez

Albert Rowe

Robert Leslie

Danny Tucker

Jeff Lucas

Claudie Watson

Kathleen Miller

Arthur Watson

Fredrico Orange

Arthur Rosenberg

Tim Pelt

James Worth

John Craig Nelson

Craig Spruill

Adolf Flores

Reynard Brooks

Hugh Smith

Michael R Watson

Michael Palacios

Frank Martin

Bill Hale

James Williams

George Roberts

Philip Brasile

David Clennon

James Kindelon

Kenny Snow

Robert Ginty

Don Boswell

Film Details

Also Known As
Hemkomsten, Le retour, retour
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Drama
War
Release Date
1978

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 8m
Sound
Mono
Color
Color (DeLuxe)
Theatrical Aspect Ratio
1.85 : 1

Award Wins

Best Actor

1978
Jon Voight

Best Actress

1978
Jane Fonda

Best Original Screenplay

1978
Robert C. Jones

Best Original Screenplay

1978
Robert C Jones

Best Original Screenplay

1978
Waldo Salt

Award Nominations

Best Director

1978
Hal Ashby

Best Editing

1978
Don Zimmerman

Best Picture

1978

Best Supporting Actor

1978
Bruce Dern

Best Supporting Actress

1978
Penelope Milford

Articles

Coming Home


While her husband serves in Vietnam, a young woman falls in love with a disabled veteran.
Coming Home

Coming Home

While her husband serves in Vietnam, a young woman falls in love with a disabled veteran.

Quotes

I have killed for my country, or whatever, and I don't feel good about it. Coz there's not enough reson, man, to feel a perdon die in your hands, or to see your best buddy get blown away.
- Luke Martin

Trivia

Jane Fonda had a body double for her sex scene with Jon Voight.

The role of Luke Martin was originally offered to Sylvester Stallone.

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States February 1978

Completed production February 1978.

Released in United States Winter January 1, 1978

Released in United States February 1978

Released in United States Winter January 1, 1978