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Director  Marc Evans
Music director  John Cale
Writer  Edward Thomas
Language  English
6/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama
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Country  Wales
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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
Similar movies  Related 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.

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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.

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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


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