over 5 years
Cheesy at times, and unrealistic, but a decent watch.
The Glass House is a 2001 film directed by Daniel Sackheim and written by Wesley Strick.
Sixteen-year-old Ruby (Sobieski) and eleven-year-old Rhett (Morgan) lose their parents in a car accident. Their parents' will is not a recent one, but in accordance with its terms the children are placed under the guardianship of family neighbors from some years back, the childless couple Erin (Lane) and Terry (Skarsgård) Glass, who live in a large glass house in Malibu. There are early indications that all is not well - the children have to share a bedroom, they are no longer educated privately, Rhett is allowed to play with games consoles at all times, and Ruby is made uneasy by Terry's sexual hints when they are alone. Ruby comes across Erin's bathroom cabinet with bottles of Morphine, Fentanyl and other pharmaceuticals, with no patient/prescriber information on the bottles, and sees Erin injecting herself (though the couple claim this is for diabetes). Ruby tries without success to get the...