Goin' Home (1976)

Genres - Adventure, Children's/Family  |   Run Time - 97 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In this family drama, a boy and his dog run away from Florida after the dog is accused of biting a child. The two fugitives head for California. En route they encounter the usual assortment of road characters including a sagacious hobo, a hip shoeshine guy from New Orleans, an abused boy, and of course, a bad guy who pursues them.

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animal, friendship, accusation, boy, bum, cabin-boy, child, dog, false-accusation, family, home, journey, meeting, on-the-road, on-the-run, runaway [from home], sentimental, shoeshiner, tourist, traveling