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Release Date: March 28th, 1971

R|1 hr 33 min

Plot Summary
Director Milos Foreman made his American debut with this comedy about 1960s-style parenting. Jeannie Tyne (Linnea Heacock) has fled her parents and her suburban home to wander around New York City. Sick with worry, Jeannie's mom, Lynn (Lynn Carlin), and dad, Larry (Buck Henry), meet other parents of runaways in a support group. When Jeannie finally returns home, however, it appears that her parents have been having quite a bit of fun with their new friends in her absence.

Cast: Lynn Carlin, Buck Henry, Linnea Heacock, Georgia Engel, Audra Lindley, Paul Benedict, Vincent Schiavelli

Director: Milos Forman

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Universal Pictures

Distributors: Universal Pictures

Keywords: Hilarious, Lighthearted, Amusing, Growing up, Mother, New York City, Father, 1970s, Marriage, Temptation

Awards

Nominated Direction
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1971)
Nominated Film Editing
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1971)
Nominated Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1971)
Nominated Actress
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1971)
Nominated Supporting Actress
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1971)
Nominated Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1971)