Release date10 October 1997 (1997-10-10) (UK) AwardsBAFTA Cymru Award for Best Design, BAFTA Cymru Award for Best Costume Design CastMatthew Rhys (Boyo), Sian Phillips, Steven Mackintosh, Lisa Palfrey Similar moviesRelated Marc Evans movies
House of america 1997
House of America is a 1997 British film directed by Marc Evans. The film, set in a depressed Welsh mining town, centres on a dysfunctional family unit of brothers Boyo and Sid, their sister Gwenny and their controlling mother. The film tackles issues such as Welsh identity, its need for indigenous heroes and the nation's perceived inferiority complex.
The film was the theatrical debut for director Marc Evans, and the film won him the 'Best Directorial Debut' award at the Stockholm International Film Festival. The film also took four awards at the 1998 BAFTA Cymru awards.
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