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The House I Live In ()


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From the dealer to the narcotics officer, the inmate to the federal judge, a penetrating look inside America's criminal justice system, revealing the profound human rights implications of... See more »

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Himself - Creator, The Wire
Shanequa Benitez ...
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William Julius Wilson ...
Himself - Harvard University (as Prof. William Julius Wilson)
Glendon Goldsboro ...
Himself - Providence Police (as Lt. Glendon Goldsboro)
Fabio Zuena ...
Himself - Providence Narcotics
David Kennedy ...
Himself - John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Michael Correia ...
Himself - Commanding Officer, Narcotics (as Lt. Michael Correia)
Charles Bowden ...
Himself - Investigative Reporter
Gabor Mate ...
Himself - Physician, Addiction Expert (as Dr. Gabor Maté)
Mark W. Bennett ...
Himself - U.S. Federal Judge (as Hon. Mark Bennett)
Maurice Haltiwanger ...
Himself - ID# 03678-029
Jim K. McGough ...
Himself - Maurice's Lawyer (as Jim McGough)
Eric Franklin ...
Himself - Lexington Corrections Center (as Warden Eric Franklin)
Mike Carpenter ...
Himself - Chief of Security, Lexington Corrections
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Herself - Author, The New Jim Crow
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Himself - Harvard University (as Prof. Charles J. Ogletree)
Anthony Johnson ...
Himself - ID# 06263-082
John Pacht ...
Himself - Anthony's Lawyer
Susan Randall ...
Herself - Private Investigator
Dennis Whidbee ...
Himself - Anthony's Father
Alicia Alcindor ...
Herself - Anthony's Girlfriend
Mark Mauer ...
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Kecia Johnson ...
Herself - Anthony's Mother
Jonathan Kaufman ...
Himself - The Wall Street Journal
Marc Mauer ...
Himself - The Sentencing Project
Bill Cuneen ...
Himself - Miami Narcotics (as Sgt. Bill Cuneen)
Julius Wilson ...
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Michael Bien ...
Himself - Civil Rights Attorney
William Walter Wilkins ...
Himself - Chairman, U.S. Sentencing Commission (1985-94) (as Hon. William W. Wilkins Jr.)
Betty Chism ...
Herself - Kevin's Mother
Bernard Kerik ...
Himself - Fmr. NYC Police Commissioner
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Larry Cearley ...
Himself - Marshal, Village of Magdalena
Michael Correa ...
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Himself - Associate Professor of Psychology, Columbia University
Elzie Hooks ...
Himself, inmate, Lexington Correctional Center
Nannie Jeter ...
Herself - Eugene's Childhood Nanny
Larry Kastner ...
Himself, inmate, Lexington Correctional Center
Richard Lawrence Miller ...
Himself, historian (as Richard Miller)
Kevin Ott ...
Himself, inmate, Lexington Correctional Center
David Steele ...
Himself, instructor, Lexington Correctional Center
Julie Stewart ...
Herself - President, Families Against Mandatory Minimums
Don Walker ...
Himself, inmate, Lexington Correctional Center
Robert Wilson ...
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Raul Hilberg ...
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Robert Stutman ...
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Jim Webb ...
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Directed by

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Eugene Jarecki

Written by

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Eugene Jarecki ... ()
 
Christopher St. John ... (additional writing)

Produced by

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Roy Ackerman ... executive producer
David Alcaro ... executive producer
Joslyn Barnes ... executive producer
Sam Cullman ... producer
Daniel DiMauro ... archival producer
Hans Robert Eisenhauer ... commissioning editor: ZDF/ARTE
Sally Jo Fifer ... executive producer: ITVS
Kathleen Fournier ... co-producer
Nick Fraser ... commissioning editor: BBC Storyville / executive producer
Danny Glover ... executive producer
Eugene Jarecki ... producer
Alexandra Johnes ... consulting producer
Shirel Kozak ... co-producer
John Legend ... executive producer
Alessandra Meyer ... co-producer
Brad Pitt ... executive producer
Melinda Shopsin ... lead producer
Russell Simmons ... executive producer
Christopher St. John ... producer

Music by

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Robert Miller

Cinematography by

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Sam Cullman ... director of photography
Derek Hallquist ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Paul Frost

Editorial Department

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Simon Barker ... additional editing
Daniel DiMauro ... additional editing
Rob Hatch-Miller ... second assistant editor (as Robert Hatch-Miller)
Ryan McMahon ... assistant on-line editor
Benjamin Murray ... colorist / on-line editor
Patrick O'Brien ... second assistant editor
Joe Posner ... motion graphics
Anoosh Tertzakian ... additional editing / first assistant editor

Production Design by

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Joe Posner

Production Management

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Kara Elverson ... production manager
Melinda Shopsin ... post producton supervisor

Sound Department

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Ron Bochar ... dialogue editor
Eric Di Stefano ... audio post assistant (as Eric Distefano)
Matthew Freed ... sound recordist
Arthur Jaso ... sound recordist (as Arthur R. Jaso)
Christopher Koch ... re-recording mixer
Randy Matuszewski ... audio post assistant
Tim McConville ... sound recordist (as Timothy McConville)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Matt Boyd ... additional camera
Lili Chin ... additional camera
Joe di Gennaro ... additional camera (as Joe Di Gennaro)
Rob Hatch-Miller ... additional camera (as Robert Hatch-Miller)
Taylor Krauss ... additional camera
Christopher LI ... additional camera (as Christopher Li)
Joe Posner ... additional camera
Étienne Sauret ... additional camera (as Etienne Sauret)
David Sperling ... additional camera
Christopher St. John ... additional camera
Kat Westergaard ... additional camera (as Kathryn Westergaard)
Sam Cullman ... camera operator (uncredited)
Christopher Frierson ... additional camera (uncredited)
Rob VanAlkemade ... camera operator (uncredited)

Music Department

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Peter Calo ... musician: nylon acoustic guitar
Megan Kate Campbell ... music production coordinator
Jonathan Dinklage ... musician: violin
Chris Kedzie ... music engineer / music mixer
John McCullough ... music supervisor
Robert Miller ... musician: piano / orchestrator
Pete Miser ... composer: additional score
Nick Tuttle ... music engineer / music mixer

Other crew

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Claudia Becker ... key advisor
Joe Beirne ... technical supervisor
Stanley B. Burns ... archival material (as Stanley B. Burns M.D.)
Meg Charlton ... researcher
Nora Colie ... researcher
Ben Cortes ... production assistant
Daniel DiMauro ... head researcher
Edward Eglin ... creative consultant (as Ed Eglin)
Kara Elverson ... field correspondent
Sophia Figuereo ... production assistant
Isabelle Fraser ... production intern
Ian Geenspan ... production intern
Akil Gibbons ... production assistant
Irina Grobman ... transcriptor
Mike Groner ... production insurance
Kent Hamilton ... production insurance
Karen Holmes ... transcriptor
Nora Jaccaud ... creative consultant
Yelena Kirzhner ... production accountant
Shirel Kozak ... researcher
David Kuhn ... creative consultant
Hermes Laoudas ... production accountant
J. Fred MacDonald ... archival material
Megan Medrano ... production insurance
Liza Mueller ... transcriptor
Patrick O'Brien ... production assistant / researcher
Scott Rogowsky ... transcriptor
Peter Schmidt-Nowara ... creative consultant
Melinda Shopsin ... field correspondent
Julia Simpson ... researcher
Christopher St. John ... field correspondent / researcher
Robert Stein ... legal counsel: e & o (as F. Robert Stein)
Anoosh Tertzakian ... researcher
Tim Wells ... production accountant
Rachel Young ... transcriptor
Kathleen Fournier ... field correspondent (uncredited)
Dana O'Keefe ... sales agent (uncredited)
Brendan Zoltowski ... production assistant (uncredited)

Thanks

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Claire Aguilar ... special thanks
Axel Arnö ... special thanks (as Axel Arno)
Orlando Bagwell ... special thanks
Diana Barrett ... special thanks
Andrea Barron ... special thanks
Paul Butler ... special thanks
Mary Clark ... special thanks
Jason Emerton ... special thanks
Christopher Frierson ... special thanks
April Frost ... special thanks
Jennifer Gill ... special thanks
David Haas ... special thanks
Todd Himmelreich ... special thanks
Reginald Hines ... special thanks
Joy Holloway ... special thanks
Andrew Jarecki ... special thanks
Gloria Jarecki ... special thanks
Henry Jarecki ... special thanks
Johanna Jarecki ... special thanks
Jonas Jarecki ... special thanks
Tom Jarecki ... special thanks
Justin Jones ... special thanks
Andy Ko ... special thanks
Andrew Lampert ... special thanks
Melody Lee ... special thanks
Stanley Lefkowitz ... special thanks
Marc Levin ... special thanks
Mike Mashon ... special thanks
Richard O'Connell ... special thanks
Dana O'Keefe ... special thanks
Jean Oelwang ... special thanks
Matthew Palevsky ... special thanks
Josh Posner ... special thanks
Monica Pratt Rafanel ... special thanks
Susan Rockefeller ... special thanks
Eileen Rudden ... special thanks
James Rudek ... special thanks
Gabriel Sayegh ... special thanks
Gwen Schantz ... special thanks
Christian Schwalbe ... special thanks
Tamara Shopsin ... special thanks
George Soros ... special thanks
T. Cody Swift ... special thanks (as Cody Swift)
Tom Tierney ... special thanks
John Van Hook ... special thanks
Melvin Van Peebles ... special thanks
Lois Vossen ... special thanks
Kyle Wilson ... special thanks

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Storyline

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Plot Keywords
Taglines In the past 40 years, the War on Drugs has accounted for 45 million arrests, made America the world's largest jailer, and destroyed impoverished communities at home and abroad. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Drogen: Amerikas längster Krieg (Germany)
  • American Ghetto: Mayaku-sensô to sabetsu no rensa (Japan)
  • Les Etats-Unis et la drogue - Une guerre sans fin (France)
  • Guerra contra las drogas (Spain)
  • Amerikkalainen huumesota (Finland)
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  • 108 min
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Did You Know?

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Movie Connections Edited into The House I Live In (2013). See more »
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Quotes Herself - Author, The New Jim Crow: You know, in any war, you've got to have an enemy, and when you think about impact, particularly on poor people of color, there are more African-Americans under correctional control today in prison or jail, on probation or parole, than were enslaved in 1850, a decade before the Civil War began. And that's something we haven't been willing to look in the mirror and ask ourselves, "what's really going on?"
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