Taking Off DVD


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Now available for the first time on DVD in the UK, Taking Off is acclaimed director Milos Forman’s (One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Amadeus) first US feature.
This 1971 comedy-drama stars Lynn Carlin and Buck Henry as middle-class New York suburbanites, whose teenage daughter runs away from home when she gets in trouble with her parents. In the process of trying to unravel the mystery of the girl's whereabouts, the couple rediscovers their own lives.
This funny, alternative coming-of-age tale features exclusive musical appearances from Tina & Ike Turner, Carly Simon and actress Kathy Bates (as ‘Bobo’ Bates).
This DVD edition features a restored version of the film along with the following extras:

  • Trailer
  • Before Taking Off: Milos Forman’s Road To America (30 minute documentary)
  • Photo Gallery

Product Details

  • Lynn Carlin,
  • Buck Henry,
  • Georgia Engel,
  • Tony Harvey,
  • Linnea Heacock
  • Milos Forman
  • 2
Sound Information:
  • Dolby Digital
Number of Discs:
  • 1
Main Language:
  • English
  • Park Circus
Theatrical Release Year:
  • 1971
  • 18

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