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Going Home (1971)

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After serving a prison term for killing his wife, a man is paroled and returns to his home town. He tries to re-establish his relationship with his now-grown son, who was a child when the ... See full summary »

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Harry K. Graham
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Jenny Benson
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Jimmy Graham
Jason Bernard ...
Jimmy at Age 6
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Ann Graham
Joseph Attles ...
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Lou Gilbert ...
Mr. Katz
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Bonelli
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Glenn Walken ...
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Clay Watkins ...
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Bruce Kornbluth ...
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Tom Spratley ...
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Betsy
Carol Gustafson ...
Ella
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After serving a prison term for killing his wife, a man is paroled and returns to his home town. He tries to re-establish his relationship with his now-grown son, who was a child when the incident happened--and who witnessed his father kill his mother. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Harry Graham is going home after 15 years in prison. His son is still waiting for revenge! See more »

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A Mancha do Passado  »

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Sylvia Miles' role as a hooker was deleted prior to release. See more »

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Harry K. Graham: Do you think I've always been a playboy bowler?
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You Never Know How Much
Music and Lyrics by Bill Walker
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Superb Mitchum film...
5 November 2005 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

Underrated, little-seen melodrama got shelved in the early 1970s after a limited run. Too bad, it gives Robert Mitchum a fantastic role as parolee who served time for killing his wife. The movie follows his release and eventual reconnection with his estranged teenage son, who as a child witnessed his mother's death. Jan-Michael Vincent is very good as the kid with the tangled feelings (curious about his father, but also angry and resentful); Brenda Vaccaro is terrific as a new woman in Mitchum's life (it's possibly Vaccaro's finest hour). The wife's death, seen in flashback, is tastefully handled by the director, who really gets some wrenching scenes out of his cast. A low-keyed, affecting gem about conflicted human emotions. ***1/2 from ****


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