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1 hr. 58 min.

Plot Summary
The death of his housekeeper's son inspires filmmaker Eugene Jarecki to add up the true cost of America's losing war on drugs.


Director: Eugene Jarecki

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: Abramorama

The House I Live In (2012)

Release Date: January 22nd, 2012|1 hr. 58 min.

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  • 100
    San Francisco Chronicle

    Jarecki takes a highly original approach to create a compelling, thought-provoking look at a highly relevant and controversial topic. show more

  • 80
    John Anderson Wall Street Journal

    The scope of the subject is such that when Mr. Jarecki's voiceover cuts into the narrative, imposing a personal angle on the national story, it reduces the sense of significance its creator aimed for. But that's a fairly backhanded endorsement of a very potent movie. show more

  • 60
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    As is, the film is more likely to impress the choir than change many minds. show more

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New DVD Blu-Ray: 'The House I Live In,' 'The Producers'

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Etienne Sauret Moviefone's Top DVD of the Week "The House I Live In" What's It About? Eugene Jarecki's ("Freakonomics") "The House I Live In" gives an in-depth look at America's war on drugs. The...

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