Life as a House

Life as a House (2001)

Seen from a distance, it's perfect.

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 2001-10-25
  • User Rating: 7.1/10 from 321 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 5min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: New Line Cinema
  • Production Country: United States of America
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From 321 Ratings
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When a man is diagnosed with terminal cancer, he takes custody of his misanthropic teenage son, for whom quality time means getting high, engaging in small-time prostitution, and avoiding his father.

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    Sound Mark Isham Original Music Composer
    Production Sarah Halley Finn Casting
    Production Michael De Luca Executive Producer
    Production Lynn Harris Executive Producer
    Directing Irwin Winkler Director
    Production Irwin Winkler Producer
    Camera Vilmos Zsigmond Director of Photography
    Art J. Dennis Washington Production Design
    Production Rob Cowan Producer
    Costume & Make-Up Molly Maginnis Costume Design
    Production Randi Hiller Casting
    Writing Mark Andrus Screenplay
    Art Denise Pizzini Set Decoration
    Editing Julie Monroe Editor
    Art Thomas T. Taylor Art Direction
    Production Brian E. Frankish Executive Producer
    Crew James Brown Transportation Co-Captain