A House on a Hill Movie

Who's Involved:

Shirley Knight, Henry Rollins, Laura San Giacomo, Daphna Kastner, Phillip Baker Hall, Jack Conley, Paul Mazursky, James Karen, Rebecca Staab, Chuck Workman, Domenica Scorses, Robert Harders, Darryl E. Smith, Charles Lucia


Runtime: N/A
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

Harry Mayfield (Baker Hall) was once an extremely successful Los Angeles architect. Today, he is an aging, charming but cantankerous idealist who teaches rather than practices architecture. Decades earlier, he had started work on a magnificent house for his family on a hillside site overlooking the city and the sea. A rich young couple, Kate and Richard Banks, see the charred remains of what was once his house, and decide they want Mayfield to come out of retirement and re-build the house for them. Mayfield, flattered by the attention and attracted by the challenge, agrees. Kate hires him to redesign the house and asks a young Hollywood friend, Gaby (Sangiacomo), to make a documentary record, a film of the building of the house. She learns that Mayfield's work made considerable impact on his colleagues and experts in the field, but for some reason he never achieved great public fame. The house was not finished, and the incidents surrounding its failure to be completed caused the tragic death of his young son, and possibly the end of his career. Mayfield works hard to make a new design. After getting it approved by Kate he starts construction with the contractor he has hired to rebuild the house.

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Who stars in A House on a Hill: Cast List

"Bending the Rules"  

"Least Among Saints" , "Honey Boy"  

"Mercy" , "Paul Blart: Mall Cop"  

"Dreamland" , "Bad Boys II"  



"National Lampoon's Cattle Call" , "Big Shot's Funeral"  


"G-Force" , "Harold and Kumar: Escape from Guantanamo Bay"  




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  1. December 1969: The film was in Completed status.

A House on a Hill Release Date: When was the film released?

A House on a Hill was released in 2003 on Friday, November 14, 2003 (). There were 5 other movies released on the same date, including The Big Empty, Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World and The Cooler.

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