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The House (1997)

A Casa (original title)
A ramshackle mansion in the woods: individuals of all type, age and condition eat, roam or rest inside. But always in strict silence.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Francisco Nascimento
Alex Descas
Oksana Chernych
Viktorija Nareiko
Eugenija Sulgaite
Leonardas Zelcius
Egle Kuckaite
Greta Sapkaite
Evinij Jankelevic
Aloyzas Mongirdas
Atanas Cereska
Marija Olsauskaite
Ingrida Kucinskaite


A ramshackle mansion in the woods: individuals of all type, age and condition eat, roam or rest inside. But always in strict silence.

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Lock this man up!
17 March 1999 | by (Zutphen, The Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Though I enjoyed the screening of this film, I was quite disappointed about "Bartas' latest". Unlike his previous films The House did not take control of the, in my case well-disposed, viewer.

The separate shots were predominantly fascinating yet sometimes of a very 'controlled' profundity, the lack of continuity on the other hand was embarrassing. At most three consecutive shots formed some kind of a unity.

Therefore I think Sharunas Bartas should be locked up this time, in the editing room for at least a moth and then present a piece that will be worth his signature.

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