House of D (2004)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Drama  |  29 April 2005 (USA)
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By working through problems stemming from his past, Tom Warshaw, an American artist living in Paris, begins to discover who he really is, and returns to his home to reconcile with his family and friends.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Lady / Bernadette
Magali Amadei ...
Coralie Warshaw
Bernie Sheredy ...
Sasha (as Bernard Sheredy)
Ticket Seller
Mrs. Brevoort
Harold Cartier ...
Odell Warshaw
Mr. Pappass


On their son Odell's 13the birthday, graphic artist Tom Warszaw finally confesses to his wife why he fled Greenwich Village, NYC at that age to Paris. As a schoolboy, naturally sensitive, considerate Tommy was best buddy with 'adult' half-wit Pappass, father Duncan's Catholic school's assistant janitor. Smothered by his dependent mother, a dumb orderly, Tommy got 'parental advice' from a women's prison inmate. Together with Pappas, he saves up tips from their butchery delivery rounds. One night, Pappas steals the bike they were saving for. Tommy tries to take the blame, but ends up expelled as if the instigator. Even more tragic consequences follow. Written by KGF Vissers

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


See the world a little differently. See more »


Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexual and drug references, thematic elements and language | See all certifications »





Release Date:

29 April 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Can dostlar  »

Box Office


$6,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$36,371 (USA) (15 April 2005)


$371,081 (USA) (6 May 2005)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Film writing/directing debut of David Duchovny, who claims to have written the screenplay in six days. See more »


Tom and Pappas go to watch The Texas Chain Saw Massacre a year before it came out in cinemas. See more »


Mr. Pappass: You know why your mother died, son? She killed herself because she had a retarded son, isn't that right?
Tommy Warshaw: She got hit by a car.
Mr. Pappass: She walked in front of a car because she had a retarded son.
Tommy Warshaw: She was drunk.
Mr. Pappass: She was drunk because her son's retarded.
Tommy Warshaw: She was drunk because she was married to you, you loser.
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House of D
17 April 2005 | by (Orlando, Florida) – See all my reviews

I was quite impressed with David Duchovney's writing and directing. The script provides light moments that create laughter along with realistic portrayals of true life incidents which create drama.

But, the primary reason for enjoying the movie was as much Robin Williams' excellent performance as the script. I am so impressed by the talent of Robin Williams, who is noted for making all of us laugh with continuous antics. In "House of D" he not only makes the audience laugh but also cry with his brilliant depiction of a disadvantaged adult.

Whenever a movie, such as "House of D," can create enjoyment by taking the audience through an array of emotions, from anger to joy through drama and comedy I rate the movie a 10.

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