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Director
  
Marc Evans

Music director
  
John Cale

Writer
  
Edward Thomas

Language
  
English

6/10
IMDb

Genre
  
Drama

Duration
  

Country
  
Wales

House of America movie poster

Release date
  
10 October 1997 (1997-10-10) (UK)

Awards
  
BAFTA Cymru Award for Best Design, BAFTA Cymru Award for Best Costume Design

Cast
  
Matthew Rhys
(Boyo),
Sian Phillips
,
Steven Mackintosh
,
Lisa Palfrey

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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.

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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.

House of america 1997 intro ft the velvet underground


Cast

  • Si├ón Phillips as Mam
  • Matthew Rhys as Boyo
  • Steven Mackintosh as Sid
  • Lisa Palfrey as Gwenny
  • Steve Speirs as The Head
  • Richard Harrington as Cat
  • References

    House of America Wikipedia
    House of America IMDb House of America themoviedb.org