House of Cards (1993 film)

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House of Cards
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Directed by Michael Lessac
Produced by Lianne Halfon
Wolfgang Glattes
Dale Pollock
Written by Michael Lessac
Robert Jay Litz (story)
Starring Kathleen Turner
Tommy Lee Jones
Music by James Horner
Cinematography Victor Hammer
Edited by Walter Murch
Distributed by Miramax Films
Release dates June 25, 1993
Running time 109 minutes
Country  United States
Box office $322,871

House of Cards is a 1993 drama film directed by Michael Lessac and starring Kathleen Turner and Tommy Lee Jones. It follows the struggle of a mother to reconnect with her daughter who has been traumatized by the death of her father. The film premiered at the 1993 Sundance Film Festival before being acquired by Miramax Films for distribution in June of the same year.[1]

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Following the death of her husband, Ruth Matthews moved her family to a quiet suburb, hoping to put the past behind them. While her son Michael is able to adapt, her daughter, Sally, is apparently traumatized by the experience and starts displaying unusual behavior. Ruth is later court mandated to see Jake Beerlander, an expert in child autism, to help Sally.

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