Taking Off

Synopsis: Unable to deal with her parents, Jeannie Tyne runs away from home. Larry and Lyne Tyne search for her, and in the process meet other people whose children ran away. With their children gone, the parents are now free to rediscover/enjoy life.
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Director(s): Milos Forman
Production: Universal Pictures
  Nominated for 6 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 2 wins & 2 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
93 min

Salty... Salty rain...

Oh God damn...

Oh God damn...

I think i'm i'm crying.

Oh God no i'm crying again.

And i'm losing ground,

I must pay the cost,

as the wheel goes

round happiness is lost.

I can't raise my hand

coz it hurts so bad,

and when I tread

on the times i've had.

Here I stand just waiting and

waiting, here I stand just waiting

Here I stand just waiting and

waiting, here I stand just waiting

But if you should go,

I just want you to know...

I'm sorry.

Can I come back?

Next please.

The party's ending,

the night is landing

I start to shine

on you and me.

Here in the starlight

please don't say goodnight

-until we make our

-memory- a melancholy baby.

-Let's get a little


-let's start holding


-let's start making


-Think what we're missing,

-when we're not kissing,

-Let's get a little


-turn the lights down



-come and go.

But while we're together,

-we can live


-There's time for sorrow,

-maybe tomorrow

-but now it's time to hold me


And while i'm dreaming,

-forgive me scheming

-To win your love,

haven't I the -right...

to fall in love tonight?


-Let's get a little -sentimental,

-let's start holding -hands,

-let's start making -plans...

But while we're together...

Sorry. What's the words?

Let's get a

little sentimental...


Why do you think

she ran away?

I'm not saying she ran away.

I'm just speaking generally.

Did you check her room?

Whose on the line please?

Is it a wrong number?

I can hear somebody breathing.

Still breathing.

Can you? speak freely?

Just answer "yes" or "no".

They hung up.

I was born into a world

full of angels and kings

And there was

someplace to grow

and someone to be.

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Miloš Forman

Jan Tomáš Forman (born 18 February 1932 in Čáslav), known as Miloš Forman, is a Czech film director, screenwriter, actor, and professor, who until 1968 lived and worked primarily in Czechoslovakia. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018


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