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Welcome Home ★★ 1989 (R)

A missing-in-action Vietnam vet (Kristofferson) leaves his wife and children in Cambodia to return to America more than 15 years after he was reported dead. He finds his first wife remarried and discovers a teenaged son he unknowingly fathered. This plotless, sporadically moving film was Schaffner's last. 92m/C VHS . Kris Kristofferson, JoBeth Williams, Sam Waterston, Brian Keith, Trey Wilson, Thomas Wilson Brown; D: Franklin J. Schaffner; C: Fred W. Koenekamp; M: Henry Mancini. CABLE