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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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House of Sand and Fog FAQ

On June 21, 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.
On June 21, 2021, there were 5276 public reaction to House of Sand and Fog including more rewarding, female lead cast, build a scene, whodunit, for pandemic era.
The genre of House of Sand and Fog is Drama.
The certification of House of Sand and Fog is R.
The release date of House of Sand and Fog is December 19, 2003.
The revenue of House of Sand and Fog was 16,942,795 USD.
The full version of House of Sand and Fog is provided by Tubi TV , Amazon Prime Video , Amazon Video , YouTube , Google Play Movies , Apple iTunes , Hoopla , Vudu , Kanopy , Microsoft Store , Redbox , Crackle , Pluto TV , AMC on Demand
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.
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..
The production budget of House of Sand and Fog was 16,500,000 USD.
The casts of House of Sand and Fog are Jennifer Connelly starring as Kathy, Ben Kingsley starring as Behrani, Ron Eldard starring as Lester, Frances Fisher starring as Connie Walsh, Kim Dickens starring as Carol Burdon, Shohreh Aghdashloo starring as Nadi.
The director of House of Sand and Fog is Vadim Perelman.