House of Sand and Fog (2003)
- Time: 126 min
- Genre: Drama
- Director: Vadim Perelman
- Cast: Jennifer Connelly, Ben Kingsley, Ron Eldard
Kathy is an emotionally unstable and neglectful woman evicted from the house she inherited from her father when she is mistakenly charged for unpaid taxes. After the immediate auction, the house is sold in a very low price to the Iranian Colonel Behrani, a refugee who sees the chance to give some stability to his family and make a profit in the resell of the property to raise money to send his beloved son to the university. Kathy has a relationship with the abusive officer Lester, who tries to force the family leave the place, ending his attempt in a tragic way.