The Orphanage [El orfanato]
Directed By: J.A. Bayona
2007 / Spanish / 105 mins
A woman brings her family back to her childhood home, which used to be an orphanage for handicapped children. Laura plans to transform her old orphanage into a facility for disabled children, but soon after arriving, her son, Simón, claims to have befriended a child whose face is always covered with sackcloth. Ghosts and danger loom around every corner in this poignant horror-thriller.
For a preview of this film, listen to “From the Booth” a podcast sponsored by International Cinema hosted by co-directors Chip Oscarson and Marc Yamada Fall 2019, Episode 13.
IMDB Movie Page: www.imdb.com/title/tt0464141
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