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A Painted House is a 2003 American Hallmark Hall of Fame television film starring Scott Glenn and Logan Lerman. It is based on the novel of the same name by John Grisham.

A Painted House
Based onA Painted House
by John Grisham
Screenplay byPatrick Sheane Duncan
Directed byAlfonso Arau
StarringScott Glenn
Logan Lerman
Narrated byJohn Grisham[1] (uncredited)
Theme music composerRuy Folguera
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
CinematographyXavier Perez Grobet
Editor(s)Scott Vickrey
Running time120 minutes
Production company(s)Hallmark Hall of Fame
McGee Street Productions
Original networkCBS
Original releaseApril 27, 2003 (2003-04-27)

The film received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination[2] for Outstanding Single Camera Sound Mixing for a Miniseries or a Movie.


This movie revolves around a 7 years old boy Luke Chandler and his family in the summer of 1952.



The film was shot in Clarkedale, Arkansas.[1]


  1. ^ a b Speier, Michael (24 April 2003). "Review: 'A Painted House'". Variety. Retrieved 10 September 2017.
  2. ^ "55th Annual Primetime Emmy Award Nominations (Summary)". The Futon Critic. 17 July 2003. Retrieved 10 September 2017.

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