The House of the Spirits
The House of the Spirits
Directed By Bille August
Screenplay By Bille August
Cast Meryl Streep, Jeremy Irons, Glenn Close, Winona Ryder
Produced By Bernd Eichinger
Film Editing By Janus Billeskov Jansen
Cinematography By Jorgen Persson
Music By Hans Zimmer

Constantin Film


Germany, Denmark, Portugal



Release Date

October 17, 1993, April 1, 1994


140 Minutes

Rating R
Distributed By

Miramax Films

Budget $40,000,000
Gross $6,265,311



  • Jeremy Irons as Esteban Trueba
  • Meryl Streep as Clara del Valle Trueba
  • Glenn Close as Ferrule Trueba
  • Winona Ryder as Blanca Trueba
  • Antonio Banderas as Pedro Tercero Garcia
  • Vanessa Redgrave as Nivea del Valle
  • Maria Conchita Alonso as Transito Soto
  • Armin Mueller-Stahl as Severo del Valle
  • Teri Polo as Rosa del Valle
  • Jan Niklas as Count Jean de Satigny
  • Sarita Choudhury as Pancha Garcia
  • Julie Balloo as Young Lady
  • Miriam Colon as Nana
  • Fran Fullenwider as Emer Trueba
  • Vincent Gallo as Esteban Garcia
  • Sasha Hanau as Alba Garcia de Satigny Trueba
  • Lone Lindorff as Maid
  • Joaquin Martinez as Pedro Segundo Garcia
  • Steve Mason as Maestro
  • Vivian Reis as Indian Girl
  • Hannah Taylor-Gordon as Blanca Trueba (child)
  • Jaime Tirelli as Oliver
  • Grace Gummer as Young Clara
  • Hans Wyprachtiger as Dr. Cuevas