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A House on Fire

2024 1h 45m Comedy Drama List
80% Tomatometer 5 Reviews
Montse is thrilled about the weekend she gets to spend with the whole family at her house on the Costa Brava. Her divorce was long ago, her ex has a new partner, and her children are all grown up with lives of their own. No one pays much attention to her. But nothing and no one will put a damper on her excitement. She's been dreaming of this moment for too long. The weekend will be perfect... even if she has to burn everything to the ground to make it so. Read More Read Less

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Elsa Fernández-Santos El Pais (Spain) A House on Fire doesn't apare anyone, starting with the mother figure. [Full review in Spanish] Jul 3, 2024 Full Review Beatriz Martínez Fotogramas A dissection of modern dynamics in which laughter and self-criticism are perfectly combined in an impeccable exercise of contemporary vaudeville. [Full review in Spanish] Rated: 4/5 Jul 3, 2024 Full Review Luis Martínez El Mundo (Spain) A portrait of the Catalan bourgeoisie that is both exaggerated and unsuccessful, somewhere between comedy and tragedy. [Full review in Spanish] Rated: 2/5 Jul 1, 2024 Full Review Javier Ocaña Cinemanía (Spain) A dramatic comedy about family shock therapy with an elegant staging and a plot that loses steam at the end. [Full review in Spanish] Rated: 3/5 Jun 26, 2024 Full Review Jonathan Holland Screen International A film about the damage that can be wrought on a mother by a lifetime of filial ingratitude. Apr 23, 2024 Full Review Read all reviews
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Synopsis Montse is thrilled about the weekend she gets to spend with the whole family at her house on the Costa Brava. Her divorce was long ago, her ex has a new partner, and her children are all grown up with lives of their own. No one pays much attention to her. But nothing and no one will put a damper on her excitement. She's been dreaming of this moment for too long. The weekend will be perfect... even if she has to burn everything to the ground to make it so.
Director
Dani de la Órden
Producer
Toni Carrizosa, Alberto Aranda, Ana Eiras, Jaime Ortiz de Artiñano, Kike Maíllo, Dani de la Órden, Bernat Saumell
Screenwriter
Eduard Sola
Production Co
Sábado Películas, Atresmedia Cine, Playtime Movies, 3Cat, ElioFilm
Genre
Comedy, Drama
Original Language
Catalan
Runtime
1h 45m