Life as a House is a 2001 American drama film produced and directed by Irwin Winkler. The screenplay by Mark Andrus focuses on a man who is anxious to repair his relationship with his ex-wife and teenaged son after he is diagnosed with terminal cancer.
George: Take that thumbtack out of your chin.
George: It bugs me!
Sam: You snore at night. That really bugs me. Can I take you out?
Sam: Thank you for talking about me behind my back - that'll be useful in court.
Sam: I like how it feels to not feel.
George: I know the feeling.
|Release Date||9 September 2001|
|US Box Office||$16,000,000|
|Tagline||Seen from a distance, it's perfect.|
|Sound Mix||DTS, Dolby Digital, SDDS|
|Film Class||Family Drama, Medical Drama|
|Mood||A Good Cry, Only Human, Triumph of the Spirit|
|Themes||Obsessive Quests, Fathers and Sons, Battling Illness, Haunted By the Past, Midlife Crises|
|Tones||Atmospheric, Autumnal, Bittersweet, Cathartic, Heartwarming, Reflective, Talky|