Things We Lost In The Fire
Directed by Oscar-winning Danish director Susanne Bier, Things We Lost in the Fire is a heart-rending drama starring Halle Berry and Benicio Del Toro.
The film released in the US in October 2007 and in the UK in February 2008.
A Neal Street Production for Dreamworks Pictures.
Winner of 3 awardsSee more >
This compelling drama centres on a woman (Halle Berry) whose husband suddenly dies. She invites her husband’s troubled best friend (Benicio Del Toro) to live with her family and as the friend turns his life around, he helps the grief-stricken family to confront their loss.
Key Creatives & Cast
Directed by Susanne Bier
Written by Allan Loeb
Produced by Sam Mendes & Sam Mercer
Executive Produced by Pippa Harris
Cinematography by Tom Stern
Production Design by Richard Sherman
Costume Design by Karen L. Matthews
Edited by Pernille Bech Christensen & Bruce Cannon
Composed by Johan Söderqvist
Casting by Debra Zane
Benicio Del Toro
Omar Benson Miller
John Carroll Lynch
"Her (Halle Berry's) performance here is poignant and nuanced - sometimes strong, sometimes vulnerable as a mother, woman and widow."
"Del Toro is the movie’s force field. This is a performance you will not forget."
"the movie is an engrossing melodrama"