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House of Sand and Fog

2003-12-19 | Drama
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Behrani, an Iranian immigrant buys a California bungalow, thinking he can fix it up, sell it again, and make enough money to send his son to college. However, the house is the legal property of former drug addict Kathy. After losing the house in an unfair legal dispute with the county, she is left with nowhere to go. Wanting her house back, she hires a lawyer and befriends a police officer. Neither Kathy nor Behrani have broken the law, so they find themselves involved in a difficult moral dilemma.
Director: Vadim Perelman
Stars: Jennifer Connelly, Ben Kingsley

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On October 18, 2021, the IMDB rating of House of Sand and Fog is 7.5/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 74/100, Metacritic rating is 71/100, TMDB rating is 7.0/10.
Behrani, an Iranian immigrant buys a California bungalow, thinking he can fix it up, sell it again, and make enough money to send his son to college. However, the house is the legal property of former drug addict Kathy. After losing the house in an unfair legal dispute with the county, she is left with nowhere to go. Wanting her house back, she hires a lawyer and befriends a police officer. Neither Kathy nor Behrani have broken the law, so they find themselves involved in a difficult moral dilemma..
On October 18, 2021, there were 5291 public reaction to House of Sand and Fog including tragic result, empathetic character, tragic hero, twist of fate, sympathetic character.
The production budget of House of Sand and Fog was 16,500,000 USD.
House of Sand and Fog won 2010 CinEuphoria Awards, 2004 Film Independent Spirit Awards, 2004 Gold Derby Awards, 2004 International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA), 2004 Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards, 2004 Online Film & Television Association, 2004 Online Film Critics Society Awards, 2004 Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards, 2003 Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards, 2003 National Board of Review, USA and 1 others.
The full version of House of Sand and Fog is provided by Amazon Prime Video , Amazon Video , YouTube , Google Play Movies , Apple iTunes , Hoopla , Vudu , Kanopy , Microsoft Store , Redbox , Crackle , Pluto TV , AMC on Demand
The director of House of Sand and Fog is Vadim Perelman.
The revenue of House of Sand and Fog was 16,942,795 USD.
The certification of House of Sand and Fog is R.
The release date of House of Sand and Fog is December 19, 2003.
The genre of House of Sand and Fog is Drama.
The runtime of House of Sand and Fog is 126 minutes.