The House Is Burning (2006)

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One day. One night. A group of teenagers struggles to find their way in a world that offers them few choices. In 24 hours, Mike will leave for the army, following in his father's footsteps.... See full summary »

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22 September 2009 | amit_imt2002
8
| The house is definitely burning!!
I think seeing this film 1 year after collapse of wall street makes for a very interesting experience.The decay in American society, the sheer rudderlessness of its youth and their despondency is captured brilliantly.They are literally abandoned by their parents generation and lead hollow desperate lives.Well Obama is is office now but my guess is the lower sections of American society are not much better off and if will not change very fast either.Seeing the greatest nation on earth being reduced to such hopelessness was very unnerving. The movie manages to achieve its objective of portraying a burning house and the acting is top notch from the very young cast.I cared very deeply about each and every character of the film and by the end filled with anger against the system which has reduced a whole generation to such a sorry state.But yes there is always hope..

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Release Date:

16 November 2006

Language

English


Country of Origin

Germany

Filming Locations

New Jersey, USA

Box Office

Budget:

$1,950,000 (estimated)

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