Things We Lost in the Fire

Synopsis: Grief, recovery, and human contact. Brian is a great guy - a sweet father, a good husband, and a loyal friend to his boyhood pal Jerry who's a junkie. When tragedy strikes, Jerry tries to help Brian's wife and children cope, and Audrey, Brian's widow, tries to help Jerry kick the habit. Loss and addiction are stubborn. The story starts on the day of the funeral, with Brian appearing in flashbacks. A neighbor's divorce, a dinner party that includes a young woman from the Narcotics Anonymous group Jerry attends, and thinking back to a fire in Brian and Audrey's garage give the story texture.
Genre: Drama
Director(s): Susanne Bier
Production: Dreamworks/Paramount
  4 wins & 1 nomination.
Rotten Tomatoes:
118 min

does friend that I have left, know it?

Audrey was bothered because

did you come tonight?



Not I know why you don't want to see it another time.

Not I want to see anybody until

to be clean, it is for that reason.

Did the ascent of taxes affect you?

No, people will continue buying

while he/she has good legs.




Who is?

The brother of Audrey Burke, Neal.

Do you open me the door, please?.


Brian is dead.

It was murdered.

Somebody killed him.

It is dead.

Of what cono are you speaking to me?

It is dead.

Are you I jodiendo?

A type hit its wife and Brian...


Brian is dead.

Their funeral one is today.

I am here to take you.

It will be better than non mejodieras.

Do you have a suit?

Yes, I have a suit.

What do you find chicken, Harper?.

Can you eat chicken, not?

The chicken is an animal,

dad, I don't eat animals.

- From when?

- Since it is murder.

Not more meat, affection.

Meat is murder.

Where you learned that?

I know some things,

all that I know the I read.

That is not true, the knowledge

of the nature you learned it in...

- Dad.

- Yes.

I like the meat.

Me you that yes, he likes the meat,

Harper. He will be bigger than you.

She eats broccoli.

Cgiste 60 dollars of the car, Brian?


It is curious, because he/she had them

in the ashtray and they are no longer.

I didn't catch them.

Your friend was in

the car the other night?

He didn't take them.


- He would not make it.

- Who?

Why don't you wake up, Brian?


To eat meat is a murder.

- Do you want to enter?.

- Yes, but I have to leave.

Oh, was very pleasant to go out with you.

You know that I appreciate it

more than what you believe.


Happy Birthday.

It was good to see you.

It is well.

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Allan Loeb

Allan Loeb (born July 25, 1969) is an American screenwriter and film and television producer. He wrote the 2007 film Things We Lost in the Fire and created the 2008 television series New Amsterdam. He wrote the film drama 21, which also was released in 2008. Among his other credits, he wrote and produced The Switch (2010). He also co-wrote Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (2010), and wrote The Dilemma (2011), and Just Go with It (2011). He performed a rewrite for the musical Rock of Ages (2012), and the mixed martial arts comedy Here Comes the Boom (2012). more…

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