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The Orphanage

Overview


Genre :

Horror, Mystery

Release Date :

December 28, 2007 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Juan Antonio Bayona

Starring :

Belen Rueda, Fernando Cayo, Geraldine Chaplin, Montserrat Carulla, Mabel Rivera, Andres Gertrudix, Edgar Vivar

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Go! Watch this movie. You'll regret if not seeing it.    Readers  Be the 1st!

3.5 of 4

“..The year's best horror picture is also one of the simplest..”
by Peter Howell [Toronto Star]
4 of 5

“..the best horror of the year so far, and it'll be a real challenge for any future release to top it..”
by David Mercier [FilmJudge]
“..Beautifully conceived and composed, it's eerie, sometimes frightening and surprisingly moving..”
by Mick LaSalle [San Francisco Chronicle]
4 of 4

“..an instant classic of gothic drama, a masterpiece of suspense and a supernatural thrill ride that leaves you breathless!..”
by Dann Gire [Chicago Daily Herald]
3 of 4

“..a ruminative chiller..”
by Gene Seymour [Newsday]
“..a ghost story intended for adults who like a little intelligence and flair to accompany those things that go bump in the night..”
by Kevin Lally [Film Journal International]
3.5 of 4

“.."The Orphanage" is haunting in every way..”
by Colin Covert [Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune]
Review rate : B
Reviewed by Lisa Schwarzbaum [Entertainment Weekly]
3.5 of 5
Reviewed by Chris Barsanti [Filmcritic.com]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by Glenn Whipp [LA Daily News]

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