House of D

House of D

David Duchovny
 Cast: David Duchovny
David Duchovny
, Anton Yelchin
Anton Yelchin
, Téa Leoni
Téa Leoni
, Robin Williams
Robin Williams

DVD (Special Edition / Wide Screen)



Actor David Duchovny made his debut as a director and screenwriter with this coming-of-age drama, in which a grown man looks back at his adolescence. It's 1973, and Tommy (Anton Yelchin) is a 13-year-old boy living in New York's Greenwich Village with his mother (Téa Leoni), who is still coming to terms with the death of her husband. Tommy's best friend is Pappass (Robin Williams), a mentally challenged man who is in his thirties, but is at the same emotional age as Tommy; Pappass delivers meat for a local butcher, and Tommy helps him out. Tommy has discovered women, and has a crush on Melissa (Zelda Williams), a cute girl in his class, but Pappass isn't much interested in the opposite sex, and can offer little advice on the subject. Tommy's lone confidante on this issue is Lady Bernadette (Erykah Badu), a woman locked up in the nearby Women's House of Detention who offers advice shouted from her window. When Pappass begins to realize that Tommy is falling for Melissa, he's convinced he's losing his best friend, and in a moment of anger he steals a bicycle. Tommy tries to protect Pappas by claiming he was the thief, leading to a series of serious repercussions. Years later, Tommy (now played by Duchovny) is a grown man who leaves his home in Paris, France, to pay a visit to the old neighborhood and come to terms with the life he left behind.

Product Details

Release Date: 10/04/2005
UPC: 0031398177654
Original Release: 2004
Rating: PG-13
Source: Lions Gate
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Time: 1:37:00

Special Features

Closed Caption; Widescreen; 5.1 and 2.0 Dolby Digital Audio; Commentary with David Duchovny ; Trailers; Alternate ending; Deleted scenes; "Building the House D"- an intimate look at David Duchovny's directorial debut with colorful cast comments and behind-the-scenes; "All Access Festival Pass" - candid and funny question and answer featurette with David Duchovny; "The Old Neighborhood"- video montage and film footage; English and Spanish Subtitles ; *not rated

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Anton Yelchin Tommy
Téa Leoni Mrs. Warshaw
David Duchovny Tom Warshaw
Robin Williams Pappass
Erykah Badu Lady Bernadette
Magali Amadei Coralie Warshaw
Harold Cartier Odell Warshaw
Mark Margolis Mr. Pappass
Zelda Williams Melissa
Frank Langella Reverend Duncan
Stephen Spinella Ticket Seller
Adam Le Fevre Monty
Orlando Jones Superfly
Claire Lautier Madam Chatquipet
Alice Drummond Mrs. Brevoort
Willie Garson Ticket Agent
Olga Sosnovska Simone
Jonah Meyerson Kid #2
Gideon Jacons Gerard
Mark Richard Keith Pitcher
James Ockimey Another Kid
Bernie Sheredy Sasha
Jill Shackner Lead Girl in Gym
Lisby Larson Mrs. Loggia
Michael Chapman Doorman
Leslie Lyles Sondra
Andrée Damant French Woman in Window
Etienne Drabier French Man in Window
Chantal Guarrigues French Wife in Window
Mary A. Fortune Nurse #1
Lester Cohen Irate Trotskyite
Roksolana Toporowych Miss Johnson
Francesca Buccellato Mrs. Robinson
Erica N. Tazel Reader
Brad Warnaar Conductor

Technical Credits
David Duchovny Director,Screenwriter
Francesca Buccellato Makeup
Michael Chapman Cinematographer
Lester Cohen Production Designer
Buck Damon Musical Direction/Supervision
Amanda Demme Musical Direction/Supervision
Zanne Devine Executive Producer
Suzy Elmiger Editor
David Gaines Co-producer
Jennifer Greenberg Set Decoration/Design
Melanie Greene Co-producer
Avy Kaufman Casting
David Knox Camera Operator
Richard B. Lewis Producer
Richard Barton Lewis Producer
Ellen Lutter Costumes/Costume Designer
Teresa Mastropiero Art Director
Adam Merims Executive Producer
Cheri Minns Makeup
Douglas Pellegrino Camera Operator
Todd Pfeiffer Asst. Director
Todd Pheiffer Asst. Director
Jane Rosenthal Producer
William Sarokin Sound/Sound Designer
Lisa Shriver Choreography
Jeff Skoll Executive Producer
Bob Yari Producer
Geoff Zanelli Score Composer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- House of D
1. Main Titles/ A Secret [4:32]
2. Brussels Sprouts [3:05]
3. Delivery Boys [4:32]
4. The Green Bike [3:45]
5. Focus [4:30]
6. Ethics [4:25]
7. Small Balls [5:37]
8. Peach Fuzz [4:05]
9. Dance Lessons [4:26]
10. Lonely [2:06]
11. Sweet Melissa [8:18]
12. Taking Blame [7:30]
13. A Safe Place [2:09]
14. A Minor [4:41]
15. Run [1:18]
16. The Dad Face [3:34]
17. Late to Work [2:28]
18. Do Good Things [1:51]
19. Facing the Past [4:10]
20. Lady [1:50]
21. Old Friends [4:01]
22. Save Them All [2:34]
23. A Family Visit [2:29]
24. End Credits [4:57]

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