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Taking Off (1971)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Music  |  14 May 1971 (France)
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Unable to deal with her parents, Jeannie Tyne runs away from home. Larry and Lyne Tyne search for her, and in the process meet other people whose children ran away. With their children gone... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lynn Carlin ...
Lynn Tyne
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Larry Tyne
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Margot
Tony Harvey ...
Tony
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Ann Lockston
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Ben Lockston
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Schiavelli
David Gittler ...
Jamie
Ike Turner ...
Himself (as The Ike and Tina Turner Revue)
...
Herself (as The Ike and Tina Turner Revue)
Linnea Heacock ...
Jeannie Tyne
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Mrs. Divito
Frank Berle ...
Committee Man
Philip Bruns ...
Policeman (as Phillip Bruns)
Gail Busman ...
Nancy Lockston
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Storyline

Unable to deal with her parents, Jeannie Tyne runs away from home. Larry and Lyne Tyne search for her, and in the process meet other people whose children ran away. With their children gone, the parents are now free to rediscover/enjoy life. Written by Dan Goldwasser <dang+@cmu.edu>

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Comedy | Drama | Music

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Inspired by The Beatles song "She's Leaving Home". See more »

Quotes

Schiavelli: So you take it and you pass it to the person sitting next to you until the joint gets passed around and it's very, very small. That is called a *roach*; and I will collect those.
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Connections

Featured in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.45 (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Ode to a Screw
Composed by Tom Eyen and Peter Cornell
Performed by Mary Mitchell (uncredited)
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Great 70's reality film by the Great Master Forman.
30 October 2005 | by (Denmark) – See all my reviews

I saw this film 20 times i a row,- as a 5 to 6 years old kid,-(i had free access to a "Radical" cinema in Copenhagen , Denmark at "Husets Biograf" , where i also saw "2001" and all the films by Gunther Grass and Werner Hersog, 10 to 20 times i a row ! )-in the 70's-it blew my mind ,-and taught me something about Pot and,-grownups!!! I liked it then,- and i like it now ! i really like the scene where the girl has her boyfriend - who is a musician , playing in a band - home for dinner, and her father -pitifull-ask how much money he earn as a musician !!!(he earns more than the father!!! )-and the "Learn to smoke pot"-scene is a classic ! (Seen By Mikkel Grum Bovin Denmark)


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