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You Can't Go Home Again (1979)

Story of the relationships of a young writer trying to make it in New York of the 1920s, his married lover and an editor who sees the potential for literary genius in him.

Director:

Ralph Nelson

Writers:

Ian McLellan Hunter, Thomas Wolfe (novel)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lee Grant ... Esther Jack
Chris Sarandon ... George Webber
Hurd Hatfield ... Foxhall Edwards
Tammy Grimes ... Amy Carlton
Christopher Murney ... Milliken
Roland Winters ... Judge Bland
Paul Sparer Paul Sparer ... Fritz Jack
Malachy McCourt ... Tim Wagner
Robert Aberdeen ... Piggy Logan
Seth Allen Seth Allen ... Sam Pennock
Scott Baker Scott Baker ... Sol
John C. Becher John C. Becher ... Minister
John Eric Bentley ... Higgins (as John Bentley)
Ronald Bishop Ronald Bishop ... Sidney
Elif Dagfin Elif Dagfin ... First Officer
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Story of the relationships of a young writer trying to make it in New York of the 1920s, his married lover and an editor who sees the potential for literary genius in him.

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writer | adultery | based on novel | See All (3) »

Genres:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 April 1979 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Amarga Surpresa See more »

Filming Locations:

Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, USA

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Made as the pilot for a TV series which never happened. Six hours of drama were filmed, therefore much had to be deleted for the broadcast movie. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Boy Meets World: You Can Go Home Again (1996) See more »

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