Malo is about to divorce his wife. While travelling with friends, he comes across a country house for sale and decides to look around. Inside, he discovers a letter written years ago by a little girl to her father. Touched and puzzled, Malo decides to find the owners of the house.
House is the story of a house in West-Jerusalem: abandoned during the 1948 war by its owner, a Palestinian doctor; requisitioned by the Israeli government as "vacant’; rented to Jewish Algerian immigrants in 1956; purchased by a university professor who undertakes its transformation into a patrician
Stone by stone, Imrich is building a small house for his daughter almost entirely on his own. But for her, who is about to graduate from school, the prospect of moving into the house is about as appealing as being imprisoned in a jail she herself has helped to build. She has very different plans.
Based on Polly Adler’s best-selling autobiography about her life in the Roaring Twenties as a legendary Madam. The movie follows Polly’s life from an immigrant worker to becoming friend and confidante of underworld bigwigs, social leaders, businessmen, politicians, writers and artists.