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Summary Laura returns to the stately manor house that holds such a special place in her heart. The orphanage was abandoned years ago; Laura and her husband, Carlos, plan to reopen it as a center for sick and disabled children. It will be a place where boys and girls--including the couple's beloved 7-year-old Simón--can play freely in the open ai...

Directed By: J.A. Bayona

The Orphanage

Metascore Generally Favorable Based on 33 Critic Reviews
74
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 153 User Ratings
7.2
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Summary Laura returns to the stately manor house that holds such a special place in her heart. The orphanage was abandoned years ago; Laura and her husband, Carlos, plan to reopen it as a center for sick and disabled children. It will be a place where boys and girls--including the couple's beloved 7-year-old Simón--can play freely in the open ai...

Directed By: J.A. Bayona

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Generally Favorable Based on 33 Critic Reviews
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88% Positive
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12% Mixed
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Generally Favorable Based on 153 User Ratings
7.2
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10% Mixed
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Generally Favorable Based on 153 User Ratings
7.2
77% Positive
118 Ratings
10% Mixed
16 Ratings
12% Negative
19 Ratings

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Production Company MEDIA Programme of the European Union, Instituto de la Cinematografía y de las Artes Audiovisuales (ICAA), Generalitat de Catalunya - Institut Català de les Indústries Culturals (ICIC), ICF Institut Català de Finances, Canal+ España, Televisió de Catalunya (TV3), Asturias Paraíso Natural, Wild Bunch, Telecinco, Rodar y Rodar Cine y Televisión, Telecinco Cinema, Warner Bros. Pictures Mexico, Esta Vivo! Laboratorio de Nuevos Talentos
Release Date Dec 28, 2007
Duration 1 h 45 m
Rating R
Tagline Un cuento de amor. Una historia de terror. [A love tale. A horror story.]
Goya Awards
• 7 Wins & 14 Nominations
Barcelona Film Awards
• 7 Wins & 9 Nominations
Cinema Writers Circle Awards, Spain
• 3 Wins & 8 Nominations