1971 In Review - March
Director Milos Foreman made his American debut with this comedy about 1960s-style parenting. Jeannie Tyne has fled her parents and her suburban home to wander around New York City. Sick with worry, Jeannie's mom, Lynn (Lynn Carlin), and dad, Larry (Buck Henry), meet other parents of runaways in a support group. When Jeannie finally returns home, however, it appears that her parents have been having quite a bit of fun with their new friends in her absence.
This tells the tale of teenager Jeannie Tyne who may, or may not, have run away from home. Contrasted with her story is the tale of her parents who are trying to learn how to cope with…