Maybe I'll Come Home in the Spring (1971)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama  |  16 February 1971 (USA)
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After finding out that the hippie lifestyle isn't as glamorous as the media makes it look, Dennie comes home to find disapproval and judgment at every turn, and her sister Susie wanting to follow in her footsteps.



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Complete credited cast:
Denise 'Dennie' Miller
Claire Miller
Lane Bradbury ...
Susie Miller
Ed Miller


Dennie has returned from a year among the hippies to her superficial, image-conscious suburban family. She must face their disapproval of her actions. They refuse to even try to understand. She must also deal with an ex-lover, and a beloved young sister who is following in her footsteps, wanting the idealistic hippie life but making some rash decisions in the process. Written by Molly Malloy

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16 February 1971 (USA)  »

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Deadly Desire  »

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[first lines]
Claire Miller: [in a split-second flashback] Denise!
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Different Day
Music by Earl Robinson; Lyrics by Bruce Feldman
Performed by Linda Ronstadt
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ahead of its time
17 February 2001 | by (united states) – See all my reviews

i saw this movie when it first premiered on television in 1970 and every time i see sally field, i remember this movie and her performance and wonder why it's never mentioned in interviews with her. i recently found it on video and it holds up wonderfully after thirty years. i highly recommend it. (i had forgotten, however, that david carradine was in the movie. he is quite good, too.)

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