Rent Life as a House on DVD

Life as a House

2001 Rated R 2hr 4m

Faced with a sobering diagnosis of terminal cancer, George (Kevin Kline) decides to construct a beautiful new house on his land overlooking the Pacific Ocean, while at the same time trying to connect with his estranged son (Hayden Christensen). Kristin Scott Thomas and Mary Steenburgen co-star in this moving dramedy that speaks eloquent volumes about the fragility -- and resilience -- of the human condition.

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Movie Details

2002 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture nominee
Language, sexuality and drug use
Common Sense rating OK for kids 16+
Screen formats

Widescreen 2.00:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 5.1, English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; commentary with Irwin Winkler; deleted scenes; two original documentaries; additional DVD-ROM features.