I Want to Go Home
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American humorist Jules Feiffer and French director Alain Resnais are oddly paired for this satirical comedy about an American cartoonist in Paris. Adolph Green is a stunner as Joey Wellman, a cantankerous American cartoonist traveling abroad for the first time. In tow is Lena Apthrop (Linda Lavin), and the two are ostensibly journeying to Paris to attend a comic-strip exhibition in which Wellman's work is included. But it turns out the exhibition is just an excuse for Wellman to track down his errant daughter Elsie (Laura Benson), who has left Cleveland to take up literature at the… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Resnais and Feiffer make for an odd pairing, as their satire falls almost flat on its face because it lacks wit, charm and sensibility."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"The film never ceases to be obnoxious."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, Combustible Celluloid
"I Want to Go Home has a splenetic oddball quality at odds with the evanescent tendencies of Alain Resnais' later films."
‑ Fernando F. Croce, Slant Magazine
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