The House of the Spirits1993

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The House of the Spirits
Directed by:
Bille August

"The House of the Spirits" (also known as "Åndernes hus", "Casa degli spiriti, La", "Geisterhaus, Das") is a Drama/Romance film directed by Bille August, released in the USA on April 01 of 1994 . Meryl Streep and Jeremy Irons are starring, alongside Glenn Close, Winona Ryder, Antonio Banderas and Vanessa Redgrave.

Who directed "The House of the Spirits":

The House of the Spirits was directed by Bille August, a Danish director, writer, cinematographer, and producer.

Before making The House of the Spirits, Bille August had directed Pelle erobreren, released in 1987, Busters verden (1984), Zappa (1983). Since, he directed Smilla's Sense of Snow, released in 1997, Les Misérables (1998), Goodbye Bafana (2007).

When was "The House of the Spirits" released:

The House of the Spirits was initially released on Friday, April 01, 1994, in the United States.. This was twenty-five (25) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, March 23, 1994 in France; Thursday, October 21, 1993 in Germany and on Wednesday, December 22, 1993 in Spain.

What is the casting of "The House of the Spirits":

At the casting of The House of the Spirits we find Meryl Streep, previously seen in Death Becomes Her (1992) and Defending Your Life (1991); Jeremy Irons (M. Butterfly (1993), Damage (1992)); Glenn Close (Hook (1991), Meeting Venus (1991)) [ more... ]

  • Vanessa Redgrave and Meryl Streep, Glenn Close also appeared together in Evening, released in 2007.
  • Carlos César and João Cabral, Victor Rocha also appeared together in Capitães de Abril, released in 2000.
  • Carlos César and Alexandre de Sousa can be seen in 1871, released in 1990.

What is the Storyline of "The House of the Spirits":


A young woman, Blanca Trueba (Winona Ryder), arrives at a house with an old man, whom she leads inside to a chair. The young woman starts remembering her life.

;Clara and Esteban

Blanca's mother, Clara del Valle (Meryl Streep), knew she was in love with Esteban Trueba the first time she saw him, even though she was still a child. Esteban Trueba (Jeremy Irons) had come to propose to Clara's sister, Rosa del Valle. Esteban left his fiancée with her family to earn money [...]

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