Director Vadim Perelman on 'House of Sand and Fog' House of Sand and Fog is the first feature film from director and screenwriter Vadim Perelman. Though inexperienced, Perelman was able to persuade the author of the novel -- Andre Dubus III -- to sell him the rights by telling Dubus the story of his own emigration from the Soviet Union. Perelman speaks with NPR's Michele Norris.
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Director Vadim Perelman on 'House of Sand and Fog'

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Director Vadim Perelman on 'House of Sand and Fog'

Director Vadim Perelman on 'House of Sand and Fog'

Director Vadim Perelman on 'House of Sand and Fog'

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House of Sand and Fog is the first feature film from director and screenwriter Vadim Perelman. Though inexperienced, Perelman was able to persuade the author of the novel — Andre Dubus III — to sell him the rights by telling Dubus the story of his own emigration from the Soviet Union. Perelman speaks with NPR's Michele Norris.