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209 Ratings

Life as a House

Directed by Irwin Winkler
United States, 2001


When a man is diagnosed with terminal cancer, he takes custody of his misanthropic teenage son, for whom quality time means getting high, engaging in small-time prostitution, and avoiding his father.

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Life as a House Directed by Irwin Winkler

Awards & Festivals

National Board of Review

2001 | Winner: Breakthrough Performance - Male

Screen Actors Guild Awards

2002 | 2 nominations including: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role

Golden Globes (USA)

2002 | Nominee: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

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