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House of sand and fog

Author: Michael LondonVadim PerelmanShawn Lawrence OttoJennifer ConnellyBen KingsleyAll authors
Publisher: Universal City, Calif. : DreamWorks Home Entertainment, ©2004, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Colonel Behrani is a once-wealthy Iranian immigrant who struggles for dignity while working low-wage jobs in America. Kathy Nicolo is a troubled young house cleaner striving to put her life in order. When Kathy's house is mistakenly put up for public auction--and Behrani risks the last of his family fortune to buy it--the two become enmeshed in a desperate conflict.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Feature films
Film adaptations
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Suspense films
Teatro
Named Person: Andre Dubus; Andre Dubus
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Michael London; Vadim Perelman; Shawn Lawrence Otto; Jennifer Connelly; Ben Kingsley; Ron Eldard; Frances Fisher; Kim Dickens; Shohreh Aghdashloo; Jonathan Ahdout; Navi Rawat; Carlos Gomez; Lisa Zeno Churgin; James Horner; Roger A Deakins; Drew Boughton; Hala Bahmet; Maia Javan; Richard O Helmer; Andre Dubus; Dreamworks Pictures.; Cobalt Media Group.; DreamWorks Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 0783288093 9780783288093
OCLC Number: 55495371
Language Note: English and French audio tracks with optional English, French and Spanish subtitles; Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 2003.
Based on the novel by Andre Dubus III.
Special features: Commentary [by director Vadim Perelman, actor Ben Kingsley, and novelist Andre Dubus III] ; Deleted scenes ; Behind-the-scenes ; Shohreh Aghdashloo audition ; Photo gallery ; Cast ; Filmmakers ; Production notes.
Credits: Director of photography, Roger Deakins ; art director, Drew Boughton ; editor, Lisa Zeno Churgin ; original music, James Horner ; costume designer, Hala Bahmet ; production designer, Maia Javan ; special effects director, Richard O. Helmer.
Cast: Jennifer Connelly, Ben Kingsley, Ron Eldard, Frances Fisher, Kim Dickens, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Jonathan Ahdout, Navi Rawat, Carlos Gómez.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R; for some violence/disturbing images, language and a scene of sexuality.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 126 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC (Region 1); Widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; 5.1 Dolby Digital.
Contents: Special features: Anamorphic widescreen --
Deleted scenes with commentary --
Commentary with Ben Kingsley, director Vadim Perelman, and novelist Andre Dubus III --
Behind-the-scenes featurette --
Language: English Dolby 5.1 ; French Dolby 5.1 --
Subtitles: English, Spanish, French.
Other Titles: House of sand and fog (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Dreamworks Pictures presents in association with Cobalt Media Group ; a Michael London production ; producer, Michael London, Vadim Perelman ; screenplay, Vadim Perelman and Shawn Lawrence Otto ; director, Vadim Perelman.

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Colonel Behrani is a once-wealthy Iranian immigrant who struggles for dignity while working low-wage jobs in America. Kathy Nicolo is a troubled young house cleaner striving to put her life in order. When Kathy's house is mistakenly put up for public auction--and Behrani risks the last of his family fortune to buy it--the two become enmeshed in a desperate conflict.

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