The House of the Spirits (1993)

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A rancher, his clairvoyant wife and their family face turbulent years in South America in this adaptation of Isabel Allende's best-seller.




  • Meryl Streep in The House of the Spirits (1993)
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  • Winona Ryder and Jeremy Irons in The House of the Spirits (1993)
  • Glenn Close and Meryl Streep in The House of the Spirits (1993)
  • Winona Ryder in The House of the Spirits (1993)
  • Antonio Banderas and Winona Ryder in The House of the Spirits (1993)

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21 March 1999 | moyaroo
I never expected the tears . . .
I never expected the tears. I never expected the emotion. I was swept away by the epic story and came crashing to earth when the troops took over. All this despite the fact that I do and did know who Isabelle Allende is and I was aware of the history of coups in S. America. I loved the people with the notable and chilly brilliant exception from Jeremy Irons (Can we ever really love his incredible characters?)

Another underrated movie that seeks much and delivers well although at times with a bit too much telegraphing (the bathing scene with the young Blanca for example.)

It was a three hankie movie in the end, A great three hankie movie.

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