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The House by the Sea (French: La villa) is a 2017 French drama film directed by Robert Guédiguian. It was screened in the main competition section of the 74th Venice International Film Festival.[3]

The House by the Sea
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Film poster
Directed byRobert Guédiguian
Written byRobert Guédiguian
StarringAriane Ascaride
Release date
  • 3 September 2017 (2017-09-03) (Venice)
  • 29 November 2017 (2017-11-29) (France)
Running time
107 minutes
Budget$3.8 million[1]
Box office$2.2 million[2]




On review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds an approval rating of 100% based on 7 reviews, and an average rating of 6.3/10.[4] On Metacritic, the film has a weighted average score of 64 out of 100, based on 4 critics, indicating "generally favorable reviews".[5]


  1. ^ JP. "La Villa (2017)". JP'S Box-Office. Retrieved 16 December 2017.
  2. ^ "The House by the Sea". Box Office Mojo. IMDb. Retrieved 16 December 2017.
  3. ^ Anderson, Ariston (27 July 2017). "Venice Competition Includes Films From George Clooney, Guillermo del Toro, Darren Aronofsky". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 27 July 2017.
  4. ^ "The House by the Sea (La villa) (2017)". Rotten Tomatoes. Fandango Media. Retrieved 17 April 2018.
  5. ^ "The House by the Sea Reviews". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved 19 March 2018.

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