Director Juan Antonio Bayona and Screenwriter Sergio Sanchez in Person with
THE ORPHANAGE
[El Orfanato]

2007 Oscar Submission from Spain for Best Foreign Language Film

Official Selection, 2007 Cannes, Toronto and New York Film Festivals

Guillermo del Toro served as a hands-on executive producer on this accomplished and mysterious feature centered on an abandoned orphanage. A former resident returns with her husband and son, but the child begins playing with a group of children who may or may not be real. Flawless performances and talented debut direction by Bayona make for a creepy and atmospheric tale.

DIR Juan Antonio Bayona; SCR Sergio G. Sánchez; PROD Álvaro Augustín, Joaquín Padro, Mar Targarona and Guillermo del Toro. Mexico/Spain, 2007, color, 100 min. In Spanish with English subtitles. RATED R

Sunday, November 4, 7:00 (with talent); Monday, November 5, 9:15 (screening only)

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