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House of Sand and Fog

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House of Sand and Fog
Released December 19, 2003 (USA, limited), December 26, 2003 (USA, wide)
Genre Drama
Runtime 126 minutes
Distributor DreamWorks Distribution LLC
Director Vadim Perelman
Writers Andre Dubus III (novel), Vadim Perelman, Shawn Lawrence Otto
Sound DTS / Dolby Digital / SDDS
Music James Horner
Budget $16,000,000
Total gross (USA) $13,005,485
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Professional reviews
Todd McCarthy, Variety 4 stars out of 5 link (http://www.variety.com/index.asp?layout=upsell_review&reviewID=VE1117922380&categoryID=31&cs=1)
Mark Caro, Chicago Tribune 3 stars out of 4 link (http://metromix.chicagotribune.com/movies/mmx-031226movies-review-mc-houseofsandandfog.story)
Wesley Morris, Boston Globe 2.5 stars out of 4 link (http://www.boston.com/movies/display?display=movie&id=3397)
Roger Ebert 4 stars out of 5 link (http://rogerebert.suntimes.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20031226/REVIEWS/312260302/1023)
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House of Sand and Fog is a 2003 movie adapted by Vadim Perelman and Shawn Otto from the novel by Andre Dubus III. It was directed by Vadim Perelman in his first directorial outing. The movie stars Jennifer Connelly, Ben Kingsley and Shohreh Aghdashloo.

A Persian Iranian immigrant (Kingsley) buys a house at auction, which puts him in conflict with the house's previous owner (Connelly).

Awards

It was nominated for three Academy Awards, for Best Original Score (James Horner), Best Actor (Ben Kingsley) and Best Supporting Actress (Shohreh Aghdashloo).

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