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The Orphanage (El Orfanato) (2007)

The Orphanage
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(852 ratings)
7.5 IMDB rating

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Edgar Vivar

Edgar Vivar

Prof. Leo Bálaban
Óscar Casas

Óscar Casas

Tomás


Written by
Sergio G. Sánchez

Sergio G. Sánchez

screenplay


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Extremely tense, classical thriller

4 years, 3 months ago at Feb 7 8:53
3 votes
"Sometimes seeing is not believing, it's the other way round..."

The Orphanage (a.k.a. El Orfanato) possesses a similar look and feel to other thrillers which originated from Latin American and Spain during the noughties, most noticeably Guillermo del Toro's The Devil's Backbone and Alejandro Amenabar's The Others. Going above and beyond the cheap, empty-headed trappings which plagu... read more

There are still great horror films

7 years, 1 month ago at Apr 22 14:35
2 votes
From the thematic point of view, it's perfectly natural that in a determined point in The Orphanage (El Orfanato), the classic Peter Pan is mentioned: since the film's own story is about kids who will never grow up, it becomes some kind of ghostly version of Peter Pan and it also fits on another genre that has films like The Innocents, The Others and The Devil's Backbone (El Espinazo del Diablo).<... read more

El orfanato

6 years, 10 months ago at Jul 19 16:05
2 votes
Ótimo filme de suspense de grande produção espanhola...de inicio ao fim o filme cumpre o gênero que promete. Qualidade e técnica surpreendente...

"crer para ver e não ver para crer"
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A woman brings her family back to her childhood home, where she opens an orphanage for handicapped children. Before long, her son starts to communicate with an invisible new friend.
Release date: 11 January 2008
Horror (23), Drama (21), Thriller (16), 2007 (15), Spanish (14), Mystery (13), Orphanage (10), Suicide (9), Ghosts (8), 2000s (7), Supernatural (6), Suspense (6), Death Of Child (5), Ghost (5), Foreign (5), Haunted House (5), Death (5), Imaginary Friend (4), Medium (4), Spain (4)
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