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Coming Home

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Original title
Coming Home
Running time
127 min.
United States United States
Waldo Salt, Robert C. Jones, Rudy Wurlitzer, Nancy Dowd
George Brand
Haskell Wexler
United Artists, Jerome Hellman Productions, Jayne Productions
Drama. Romance | Romantic Drama. Vietnam war. Disability
Synopsis / Plot
Sally Bender is the wife of a Captain in the United States Army. He is sent over to Vietnam, and Sally is alone. With nothing else to do, she decides to volunteer at a local veteran's hospital, where she meets Luke, who went to high school with Sally. Luke was wounded and is paralyzed and confined to a wheelchair. When Sally begins to fall in love with Luke, she has to make a crucial decision about her life.
1978: 3 Academy Awards: Actor (J. Voight), Actress (J. Fonda), Screenplay. 8 Nom.
1978: 2 Golden Globes: Actor (J. Voight), Actress (J. Fonda) - Drama. 6 Nom.
1978: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Best Director
1978: Cannes Film Festival: Best Actor (Jon Voight)
1978: New York Film Critics Circle: Best Actor (Jon Voight). 2 Nominations
1978: Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Best Film, Actor (Voight) & Actress (Fonda)
1978: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Best Original Drama Screenplay
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