Coming Home

TitleComing Home
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1978
AuthorsAshby, Hal
Running Time2h 6m
Date Released02/1978
DistributorUnited Artists
CountryUnited States
Publication LanguageEnglish

The winner of three Oscars, two Golden Globes, and prizes at the Cannes Film Festival, Coming Home is the story of a woman named Sally Hyde (played by Jane Fonda) whose husband (Bruce Dern) is fighting in Vietnam. Alone at home, Sally begins volunteering at a local veterans’ hospital, where she meets and falls in love with a man who suffered a paralyzing combat injury in the very war in which her husband is fighting.


Produced by Jerome Hellman; Screenplay by Waldo Salt and Robert C. Jones; Story by Nancy Dowd; Cinematography: Haskell Wexler; Edited by Don Zimmerman.

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