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House of Sand and Fog

26 Ratings: 3.2
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Starring Jennifer Connelly, Ben Kingsley, Ron Eldard, Kim Dickens  Directed by Vadim Perelman  Writer:  Vadim Perelman  Based on the novel "House Of Sand And Fog" by Andre Dubus  2003    Product … see full wiki

Genre: Drama
Release Date: December 19, 2003
MPAA Rating: R
4 reviews about House of Sand and Fog
Quick Tip by . June 24, 2010
such a tragic story
review by . May 28, 2009
The star of this film and the crux of the story just happens to revolve around an inanimate object. It is the small home in the California hills by the Pacific.     The house that was given to it's occupant at the beginning of the film is owner, Kathy Niccolo played by Jennifer Connelly. Kathy is a recovering alcoholic/addict who is trying to cope with the loss of her husband after he leaves her. She has no family ties as evidenced in brief phone conversations throughout the …
review by . March 13, 2009
House of Sand and Fog
In a scathing indictment of the life we Americans take for granted, a careless bureaucratic mistake sets events in place that change ordinary lives into Greek tragedy. The most potent character, Colonel Behrani, an Iranian, is mystified by the uncivilized behavior he encounters daily, where people do not even show the courtesy of pronouncing his name correctly. His motives are based in a belief system, a lifetime of habit that defines his sense of honor and the care of his family. Seemingly rigid …
review by . November 11, 2008
House Of Sand And Fog
At first, I thought 'House Of Sand And Fog' would be a rather drawn out and boring movie, a sort of touchy-feelie film that I may admire but not necessarily enjoy. I was happily wrong.     House Of Sand And Fog is a drama that blooms with carefully orchestrated, subtle suspense, and carries with it the slight reek of prejudice. Who would you trust to be honest and fair? A Muslim Iranian family? A recovering, unemployed addict? A police officer? And just what type of greed would …
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