The Orphanage (El orfanato)

The Orphanage (El orfanato)
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Synopsis

Laura purchases her beloved childhood orphanage with dreams of restoring and reopening the long abandoned facility as a place for disabled children. Once there, Laura discovers that the new environment awakens her son's imagination, but the ongoing fantasy games he plays with an invisible friend quickly turn into something more...

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Starring

Belen Rueda, Fernando Cayo, Geraldine Chaplin, Montserrat Carulla, Mabel Rivera

Production Details

  • MPAA Rating:
    (R), for some disturbing content
  • Run Time:
    1 hr. 45 min.
  • Format(s):
    2D

Synopsis

Laura purchases her beloved childhood orphanage with dreams of restoring and reopening the long abandoned facility as a place for disabled children. Once there, Laura discovers that the new environment awakens her son's imagination, but the ongoing fantasy games he plays with an invisible friend quickly turn into something more disturbing. Upon seeing her family increasingly threatened by the strange occurrences in the house, Laura looks to a group of parapsychologists for help in unraveling the mystery that has taken over the place.

Production Details

  • Run Time
    1 hr. 45 min.
  • In Theaters
    Friday, January 11, 2008-Nationwide
    Friday, January 04, 2008-Limited
    Friday, December 28, 2007-Limited
  • MPAA Rating
    (R), for some disturbing content
  • Genre
    Drama
  • Producer(s)
    Alvaro Augustin, Joaquín Padro, Mar Targarona, Guillermo del Toro
  • Director(s)
    Juan Antonio Bayona
  • Writer(s)
    Sergio G. Sánchez
  • Studio
    Picturehouse
  • Format(s)
    2D

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Saturday, December 20
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