“El Orfanato”, produced by the acclaimed director Guillermo del Torro and starring Belén Rueda and Fernando Cayo. Although guaranteed to make you jump, the film does not work on “cheap scares” but on haunting psychological thrills which stay with the audience beyond the end of the film. The plot centers on a mother’s desperate attempts to find her son. The search becomes a frantic game involving mysterious residents of the old orphanage. Winner of several Goya awards, it gained much popularity in Spain and abroad.
The Orphanage is an atmospheric and sophisticated ghost story.