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Going Home (1971 film)

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Director  Herbert B. Leonard
Writer  Lawrence B. Marcus
Production  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Country  United States
6/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama
Music by  Bill Walker
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Language  English
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Release date  1 December 1971
Cast  Robert Mitchum (Harry K. Graham), Jan-Michael Vincent (Jimmy Graham), Brenda Vaccaro (Jenny Benson), Jason Bernard (Jimmy at Age 6), Sally Kirkland (Ann Graham)
Similar movies  Irreversible, Mad Max: Fury Road, John Wick, I Spit on Your Grave III: Vengeance is Mine, Taken 3, The Hunting Party
Tagline  Harry Graham is going home after 15 years in prison. His son still wants to see him hang.

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Going Home is a 1971 film directed by Herbert B. Leonard. Jan-Michael Vincent was nominated for a Golden Globe award for best supporting actor.

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Plot

Harry Graham (Mitchum) is a lonely and beaten down man who has recently been released from prison, serving time for murdering his wife many years ago. His son Jimmy (Vincent) is after him seeking justice for his mother's murder. Jimmy tracks Harry down to a run-down seashore community where he is now living in a trailer park with his girlfriend Jenny (Vaccaro). When Jimmy at last confronts his father face to face, they both know they have to deal with many unresolved emotional barriers in their relationship.

Critical reception

Vincent Canby of The New York Times did not care for the film although he praised its intelligence and some of the actors:

Roger Ebert of The Chicago Sun-Times did not care for the film and gave it 2 out of 4 stars:

References

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Going Home (1971 film) IMDb Going Home (1971 film) themoviedb.org


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