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The Orphanage

2007-05-20 | Horror / Drama

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A woman brings her family back to her childhood home, which used to be an orphanage, intent on reopening it. Before long, her son starts to communicate with a new invisible friend.
Director: J. A. Bayona
Stars: Belén Rueda, Fernando Cayo

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32 wins 74 nominations
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    Golden Camera

  • Butaca Awards

    Best Catalan Film (Millor pel·lícula catalana)

  • Central Ohio Film Critics Association

    Best Cinematography


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The Orphanage FAQ

The certification of The Orphanage is R.
The director of The Orphanage is J. A. Bayona.
A woman brings her family back to her childhood home, which used to be an orphanage, intent on reopening it. Before long, her son starts to communicate with a new invisible friend..
The genre of The Orphanage is Horror,Drama,Thriller.
The full version of The Orphanage is provided by Amazon Video , YouTube , Google Play Movies , Apple iTunes , Starz , Vudu , Microsoft Store , DIRECTV
The release date of The Orphanage is May 20, 2007.
On June 21, 2021, the IMDB rating of The Orphanage is 7.4/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 87/100, Metacritic rating is 74/100, TMDB rating is 7.0/10.
On June 21, 2021, there were 5273 public reaction to The Orphanage including more rewarding, build a scene, whodunit, female lead cast, for pandemic era.
The revenue of The Orphanage was 78,638,987 USD.
The casts of The Orphanage are Belén Rueda starring as Laura, Fernando Cayo starring as Carlos, Roger Príncep starring as Simón, Mabel Rivera starring as Pilar, Montserrat Carulla starring as Benigna, Andrés Gertrúdix starring as Enrique.
The Orphanage won 2008 Butaca Awards, 2008 Central Ohio Film Critics Association, 2008 Cinema Writers Circle Awards, Spain, 2008 Fantasporto, 2008 Fotogramas de Plata, 2008 Gérardmer Film Festival, 2008 Goya Awards, 2008 José María Forqué Awards, 2008 Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA, 2008 Premios ACE and 4 others.
The runtime of The Orphanage is 105 minutes.