Chapter

Coming Home

Nick Dawson

in Being Hal Ashby

Published by University Press of Kentucky

Published in print March 2009 | ISBN: 9780813125381
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780813135267 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5810/kentucky/9780813125381.003.0017
Coming Home

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This chapter examines Hal Ashby's directorial job for the film Coming Home. When Jane Fonda offered Ashby to direct the film he immediately made it his own by bringing in his writers and editors and casting the major roles. After a few arguments about the cast, it was decided that the final main cast would be Fonda, Jon Voight and Bruce Dern. The film grossed more than $8 million in the box office.

Keywords: Hal Ashby; Coming Home; box office; Jane Fonda; Jon Voight; Bruce Dern; cast

Chapter.  7436 words. 

Subjects: Film

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