Coming Home Poster

Release Date: February 15th, 1978

DVD Release Date: April 16th, 2002

R|2 hr 6 min

Plot Summary
The wife of a Marine serving in Vietnam, Sally Hyde (Jane Fonda) decides to volunteer at a local veterans hospital to occupy her time. There she meets Luke Martin (Jon Voight), a frustrated wheelchair-bound vet who has become disillusioned with the war. Sally and Luke develop a friendship that soon turns into a romance, but when her husband, Bob (Bruce Dern), returns unexpectedly, she must decide between staying with him and pursuing her new love.

Cast: Jane Fonda, Jon Voight, Bruce Dern, Robert Ginty, Penelope Milford, Robert Carradine, Charles Cyphers, Mary Jackson

Director: Hal Ashby

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Jerome Hellman Productions

Distributors: United Artists

Keywords: Transformation, Emotional, Love triangle, Forbidden love, Hospital, Husband, Moving, Wife, Love, 1960s

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Awards

Nominated Best Picture
Winner Writing (Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen)
Nominated Best Director - Motion Picture
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Winner Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Winner Actor in a Leading Role
Winner Actress in a Leading Role
Nominated Directing
Winner Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Actor in a Supporting Role
Nominated Actress in a Supporting Role
Nominated Film Editing