Video/Film , DVD in Spanish

The orphanage

Esta Vivo! Laboratorio de Nuevos Talentos ; Estudios Picasso ; Grupo Rodar ; Rodar y Rodar Cine y Televisión S.L. ; Telecinco ; Televisió de Catalunya (TV3) ; Warner Bros. Pictures de España ; Wild Bunch ; produced by Álvaro Augustín, Joaquín Padro, Mar Targarona, Guillermo del Toro ; screenplay by Sergio G. Sánchez ; directed by J.A. Bayona.
  • [Burbank, CA] : New Line Home Entertainment : [Warner Home Video, distributor, 2008]
  • 1 videodisc (105 min.) : sound, colored ; 4 3/4 in.
  • DVD (NTSC region 1); widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 EX surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo. surround.
  • Friedheim -- AV Stacks - OASIS Collection
    The Orphanage c. 1
    • Friedheim: Circulation limited to Peabody Conservatory students, faculty, and staff.
  • Eisenhower M Level Service Desk - AV
    PN1995.9.S87O77436344 2008 c. 1
  • Eisenhower M Level Service Desk - AV
    PN1995.9.S87O77436344 2008 c. 2
Also known as
  • Orfanato
  • Director of photography, Óscar Faura ; editor, Geli Albaladejo ; music, Fernando Veláquez ; costume designer, Maria Reyes ; production designer, Josep Rosell.
  • Cast: Belén Rueda, Fernando Cayo, Roger Príncep, Mabel Rivera, Montserrat Carulla, Andrés Gertrúdix, Edgar Vivar.
  • Thriller Feature.
  • Horror Feature.
  • Feature films.
  • Thrillers (Motion pictures)
  • Horror films.
  • Laura decides to purchase her beloved childhood orphanage with dreams of restoring and reopening the long abandoned facility as a place for disabled children. The new environment awakens the imagination of Laura's son. His ongoing fantasy games played with an invisible friend quickly turn into something more disturbing. Upon seeing her family increasingly threatened by the strange occurrences in the house, Laura looks to a group of parapsychologists for help in unraveling the mystery that has taken over the place.
Other information
  • Title from container.
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2007.
  • Special features: Feature audio commentary by director Juan Antonio Bayona and writer Sergio Sanchez; "When Laura grew up: constructing The orphanage" featurette; "Tomas' secret room" featurette; "Horror in the unknown: make-up effects" featurette; "Rehearsal studio" featurette; still gallery.
  • MPAA rating: R; for some disturbing content.
  • Language: Spanish dialogue, optional English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
  • Awards: Barcelona Film Awards, 2007: Barcelona Film Award - Best Actress (Belén Rueda) ; Best Art Direction (Josep Rosell) ; Best Cinematography (Óscar Faura) ; Best Film ; Best Film Editing (Elena Ruiz) ; Best New Director (Juan Antonio Bayona) ; Best Sound (Xavier Mas, Marc Orts, Oriol Tarragó)
  • Awards: Goya Awards, 2008: Goya - Best Make-Up and Hairstyles (Lola López, Itziar Arrieta) ; Best New Director (Juan Antonio Bayona) ; Best Production Design (Josep Rosell) ; Best Production Supervision (Sandra Hermida) ; Best Screenplay - Original (Sergio G. Sánchez) ; Best Sound (Xavier Mas, Marc Orts, Oriol Tarragó) ; Best Special Effects (David Martí, Montse Ribé, Pau Costa, Enric Masip, Lluís Castells, Jordi San Augstín)
  • Video Americain collection
Publisher's number
  • 1000038293 New Line Home Entertainment
  • 0780680219
  • 9780780680210
Identifying numbers
  • UPC: 794043120718
  • UPC: 00794043120718
  • OCLC: 210209771
  • OCLC: 210209771