Taking Off

  • 1971
  • Movie
  • R
  • Comedy, Drama

Milos Forman's first US movie is a rather dated look at the mores of the country he had just adopted. At the time of its release, critics welcomed the Czech-born Forman's skewed perspective on a transitional period of American culture, but today the film, like so much else from the late 60s and early 70s, can best be appreciated as a historical curio. Heacock...read more

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  • Released: 1971
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Milos Forman's first US movie is a rather dated look at the mores of the country he had just adopted. At the time of its release, critics welcomed the Czech-born Forman's skewed perspective on a transitional period of American culture, but today the film,… (more)

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