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House of Sand and Fog Reviews

Douglas Pratt
Movie City News
February 15, 2005
The story is linear and lifts its excitements from the thriller genre without sacrificing its drama for superficial action sequences.
Full Review | Original Score: b-
October 24, 2004
| Original Score: 5/7
September 12, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: 4/6
August 24, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Jeremy Frost
June 1, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Rick Elliot
May 8, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)
May 2, 2004
The commentary track ... contains several insights into the transformation from novel to screen.
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Sarah Chauncey
March 31, 2004
The commentary-with writer/director Perelman, Kingsley, and Andre Dubus III, upon whose novel the film is based-enhances appreciation of the broad themes and tiniest details.
Read More | Original Score: 4/4
Boo Allen
Denton Record-Chronicle
March 26, 2004
Now that it's not holiday season might be a better time to view this somber film.
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Staci Layne Wilson
Fantastica Daily
March 25, 2004
a beautiful and powerful film, richly and lovingly woven with visual verve and hard-hitting emotional impact
Fred Hong Joo Jung
Korea Times
March 24, 2004
Kingsley's refined dignity, aristocratic poise, and reserved sorrow are the most profoundly heart-wrenching in recent memory.
Full ReviewRead More | Original Score: B+
Yunda Eddie Feng
Movie Metropolis
March 14, 2004
...the tragic events...[in] the film are slighted into the domain of "oh, it was all just a misunderstanding"...
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10