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Life as a Thanksgiving House~

Life as a Thanksgiving House~

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Published by Suzanne de Cornelia

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Published by: Suzanne de Cornelia on Nov 19, 2012
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If you were a house, this is where you'd want to be built. On rock, facingthe sea, listening,' states Kevin Kline who plays architectural model
builder George Monroe in ‘Life as a House.’
 As millions across America spruce up, dream of, return to, recall or
yearn for a real 'home’ during Thanksgiving week....the film'sprotagonist conjures a house’s own emotional life—
animating a primaldream most share.My mother made a beautiful home. We called it by name like a person.This second Thanksgiving since she is gone, the third for my father, I canpicture them there. A house projects a spirit of place that emanates from
those in it. That’s a very democratic thing. For depending on the
inhabitants, a pitched tent can convey a poetic castle--while aMcMansion might reveal shallow strivings.I learned to sketch and to love order and building things from my
mother. As a young teen when home alone I’d scurry to transfigure the
ambiance to express my inner life.

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