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156 Ratings

The House of Sand

Casa de Areia

Directed by Andrucha Waddington
Brazil, 2005


A Brazilian family saga spanning a period of over 59 years that focuses on three women – a grandmother, mother and a daughter. The roles of these women are played by two of the most popular actors in Brazil: Fernanda Montenegro and Fernanda Torres, real-life mother and daughter.

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The House of Sand Directed by Andrucha Waddington

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival


Sundance Film Festival

2006 | 2 wins including: Alfred P. Sloan Feature Film Prize

Toronto International Film Festival


San Francisco International Film Festival


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