A former concert pianist,from A wealthy family,gives it all up to work on an oil rig.But when his father grows ill,the man must rejoin his family,having to face the reasons;he left in the first place.Jack Nicholson is Excellent,in an oscar nominated performance.A good comedy/drama study of working classes, relationships,and life issues.Nicholson's" Chicken Salad scene" in the diner,is classic.Starring Jack Nicholson,Karen Black,Billy Green Bush,Ralph Waites.also stars A pre"All in The Family"Sally Struthers and Toni"Mickey"Basil.