The House I Live In (2012 film)

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The House I Live In
TheHouseILiveIn poster.jpg
Directed byEugene Jarecki
Produced byEugene Jarecki
Melinda Shopsin
Written byEugene Jarecki
StarringNannie Jeter
David Simon
Music byRobert Miller
CinematographySam Cullman
Derek Hallquist
Distributed byAbramorama
Release date
  • October 5, 2012 (2012-10-05)
Running time
108 minutes
CountriesUnited States
International[1]
LanguageEnglish

The House I Live In, directed by Eugene Jarecki, is a 2012 documentary film about the War on Drugs in the United States.

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Reception[edit]

The documentary has been well received. Among the review aggregators, Rotten Tomatoes gave it 95% based on 55 reviews[8] and Metacritic gave it 77/100 based on 24 reviews.[9] Roger Ebert says The House I Live In "makes a shattering case against the War on Drugs."[10] Peter Bradshaw reviewed the film for The Guardian and summed it up as an "angry and personal attack on America's war on drugs [that] contends it is a grotesquely wasteful public-works scheme".[11]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "The House I Live In at Landmark Theatres". Landmark Theatres. Archived from the original on 2013-01-27. Retrieved November 18, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Coppernoll, Carrie. "Weapons surface in prison sweep". newsok.com. newsok. Retrieved 5 June 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Substance Use Research Center". Surc.columbia.edu. Archived from the original on 2013-06-23. Retrieved 2013-06-05. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Marc Mauer". The Sentencing Project. Archived from the original on 2013-02-25. Retrieved 2013-06-05. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Richard Lawrence Miller: Books, Biography, Blog, Audiobooks, Kindle". Amazon.com. Archived from the original on 2016-03-05. Retrieved 2013-06-05. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "Out of prison after 23 years, thanks to his mother and a documentary". the Guardian. 2019-08-07. Retrieved 2020-11-13.
  7. ^ "Susan Randall – Founder & Director". VTPrivateeye.com. Archived from the original on 2012-02-04. Retrieved 2013-06-05. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ^ The House I Live In at Rotten Tomatoes
  9. ^ The House I Live In at Metacritic
  10. ^ Ebert, Roger (October 10, 2012). "The House I Live In :: roberbert.com :: Reviews". Sun Times. Archived from the original on October 15, 2012. Retrieved January 14, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) 3.5/4 stars
  11. ^ Bradshaw, Peter (November 22, 2012). "The House I Live In – review". Chicago Sun-Times. Archived from the original on November 10, 2013. Retrieved January 14, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) 4/5 stars
  12. ^ "Independent Lens: The House I Live In (PBS)". peabodyawards.com. Peabody Award. Archived from the original on September 17, 2016. Retrieved August 20, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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Awards
Preceded by
How to Die in Oregon
Sundance Grand Jury Prize: U.S. Documentary
2012
Succeeded by
Blood Brother