Showing: "Coming Home" (1978)


Location: Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center (View on map )

Learning Beyond the Classics: Hollywood In and Out of Vietnam
Directed by Hal Ashby
With Jane Fonda, Jon Voight, Bruce Dern
Rated R, 127 minutes, Blu-ray

Sally (Jane Fonda) is married to a Marine (Bruce Dern) who is serving in Vietnam. As many military spouses during the Vietnam War did, she volunteers while her husband is stationed abroad and spends time at a veterans hospital, where she meets Luke (Jon Voight). He has lost his ability to walk while in combat and has soured on the American presence in Vietnam. A relationship between Sally and Luke blossoms forming a love triangle with her absent husband

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Co-presented by the Department of American Studies, Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies, and the David A. Heskin and Marilou Brill Endowment for Excellence.