- Original title
- Running time
- 127 min.
- United States
Waldo Salt, Robert C. Jones, Rudy Wurlitzer, Nancy Dowd
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.
: 3 Academy Awards: Actor (J. Voight), Actress (J. Fonda), Screenplay. 8 Nom.
: 2 Golden Globes: Actor (J. Voight), Actress (J. Fonda) - Drama. 6 Nom.
: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Best Director
: Cannes Film Festival: Best Actor (Jon Voight)
: New York Film Critics Circle: Best Actor (Jon Voight). 2 Nom.
: Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Best Film, Actor (Voight) & Actress (Fonda)
: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Best Original Drama Screenplay
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