GOING HOME (Herbert B. Leonard, 1971)

One of the things I like most about Going Home, a small, independent American “slice of life” filmed on location in McKeesport, Pennsylvania, a depressed suburb of Pittsburgh, is its dialogue. Superlatively written by Lawrence B. Marcus (Petulia, Richard Lester, 1968), the film captures not only the way people talk but the blank, silent spaces […]