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Title The house of sand [videorecording] = Casa de areia / Sony Pictures Classics ; Columbia TriStar Filmes do Brasil ; Conspiração Filmes ; Globo Filmes ; Quanta Centro de Produçãoes in association with Teleimage ; produced by Pedro Buarque de Hollanda, Pedro Guimarães, Leonardo Monteiro de Barros ; Andrucha Waddington ; screenwriter, Elena Soárez ; director, Andrucha Waddington.

Imprint Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2006]


Edition Widescreen.
Description 1 videodisc (ca. 103 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2005.
Special features: "Making of the house of sand" and previews.
Credits Cinematography, Ricardo Della Rosa ; editor, Sérgio Mekler ; music, João Barone, Carlo Bartolini ; costume designer, Claudia Kopke.
Cast Fernanda Montenegro, Fernanda Torres, Ruy Guerra, Seu Jorge, Luiz Melodia.
Summary A woman and her mother are sent to an island and spend almost 60 years trying to leave it. Follow three generations of the woman's family as they all try and find happiness on a lagoon surrounded by shifting dunes.
Audience MPAA rating: R; for some graphic sexuality.
System Details DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language Portuguese dialogue with optional English, French or Portuguese subtitles.
Subject Isolationism -- Drama.
Mothers and daughters -- Drama.
Islands -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films
Foreign films -- Brazil.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Thriller -- Feature.
Melodrama -- Feature.
Women -- Feature.
Feature films.
Suspense films.
Added Author Waddington, Andrucha.
Soárez, Elena.
Montenegro, Fernanda.
Torres, Fernanda, 1965-
Guerra, Ruy.
Seu Jorge. 1970-
Melodia, Luiz, 1951-
Della Rosa, Ricardo.
Barone, João.
Bartolini, Carlo.
Sony Pictures Classics (Firm)
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Added Title Casa de areia
ISBN 1424823927
Standard No. 043396157200
Music No. 15720 Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

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