House of Sand and Fog

House of Sand and Fog (2003)

Some dreams can't be shared.

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 2003-12-19
  • User Rating: 7.1/10 from 343 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 6min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Bisgrove Entertainment
  • Production Country: United States of America
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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.

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  • Jennifer Connelly

    as Kathy
  • Ben Kingsley

    as Behrani
  • Ron Eldard

    as Lester
  • Frances Fisher

    as Connie Walsh
  • Kim Dickens

    as Carol Burdon
  • Shohreh Aghdashloo

    as Nadi
  • Jonathan Ahdout

    as Esmail
  • Navi Rawat

    as Soraya
  • Kia Jam

    as Ali
Writing Andre Dubus III Novel
Writing Shawn Lawrence Otto Screenplay
Production Michael London Producer
Production Vadim Perelman Producer
Production Nina R. Sadowsky Executive Producer
Production Stewart Till Executive Producer
Sound James Horner Original Music Composer
Camera Roger Deakins Director of Photography
Editing Lisa Zeno Churgin Editor
Directing Vadim Perelman Director
Production Deborah Aquila Casting
Production Tricia Wood Casting
Art Maia Javan Production Design
Production Gina Fortunato Production Supervisor
Writing Vadim Perelman Screenplay
Directing Scott Peterson Script Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Hala Bahmet Costume Design
Camera Bruce Birmelin Still Photographer
Crew Scott Sproule Stunt Coordinator
Art Drew Boughton Art Direction
Art Gene Serdena Set Decoration
Art Cheree Welsh Art Department Coordinator
Sound William B. Kaplan Production Sound Mixer
Sound Julyce Monbleaux Music Supervisor
Sound Ramiro Belgardt Music Editor
Sound Jim Henrikson Music Editor
Editing Helen Hand First Assistant Editor
Costume & Make-Up Marisa Aboitiz Assistant Costume Designer
Costume & Make-Up Jill Korengold Set Costumer
Costume & Make-Up Virginia Burton Costume Supervisor
Sound Tateum Kohut Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Greg P. Russell Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Susan Dudeck Sound Editor
Sound Jeremy Peirson Sound Editor
Sound Jerry Ross Supervising Sound Editor
Sound Skip Lievsay Supervising Sound Editor
Art Nithya Shrinivasan Assistant Art Director
Crew Michael Lantieri Special Effects Coordinator