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R| 1 hr. 55 min.

Plot Summary
After their patriarch (Ruy Guerra) dies in an accident, a pregnant woman (Fernanda Torres) and her mother (Fernanda Montenegro) must fend for themselves in a harsh desert in northern Brazil. Befriended by a local man (Luiz Melodia), they establish a modest home, and the younger one, Aurea, dreams of escape, but the older one, Dona Maria, learns to accept her fate.

Cast: Fernanda Montenegro , Fernanda Torres , Ruy Guerra , Seu Jorge , Luiz Melodia , Enrique Díaz , Stênio Garcia , Emiliano Queiroz

Director: Andrucha Waddington

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics

The House of Sand (2005)

Release Date: August 11th, 2006|1 hr. 55 min.

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