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Title El orfanato [videorecording] = The orphanage / Guillermo del Toro presenta ; una produccion de Rodar y Rodar ; y Telecinco Cinema ; con la colaboracion de Warner Bros. Pictures de Espaņa ; producida por Alvaro Augustin, Joaquin Padro, Mar Targarona ; una pelicula de J.A. Bayona ; guion, Sergio G. Sanchez.

Imprint [Burbank, CA] : New Line Home Entertainment : [Distributed by] Warner Home Video, 2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe DVDs 1st Floor  791.4372 Or3 2008    ---  Available
Edition Widescreen format (2.35:1).
Description 1 videodisc (105 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, region 1; DTS-ES 6.1 discrete, Dolby digital 5.1 EX stereo sound.
Language In Spanish with optional English or Spanish subtitles.
Cast Belen Rueda, Fernando Cayo, Roger Princep, Mabel Rivera, Montserrat Carulla, Andres Gertrudix, Edgar Vivar.
Credits Director of photography, Oscar Faura ; editor, Geli Albaladejo ; music, Fernando Velaquez ; costume designer, Maria Reyes ; production designer, Josep Rosell.
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 2007.
Special features: "When Laura grew up: constructing The orphanage" featurette (18 min.); "Tomas' secret room" production featurette (11 min.); "Horror in the unknown: make-up effects" featurette (10 min.); "Rehearsal studio" featurette (4 min.); still gallery; "Marketing Campaign" teasers and trailers (6 min.); poster gallery.
Summary A mother of a young boy decides to purchase the orphanage she spent her own childhood in, hoping to restore and reopen the long abandoned facility as both a home for them and a school for disabled children. However, her son's imagination seems to run wild in their new home, as he becomes increasingly involved with a group of seemingly imaginary friends.
Audience MPAA rating: R; for some disturbing content.
Awards Barcelona Film Awards, 2007: Barcelona Film Award - Best Actress (Belen Rueda) ; Best Art Direction (Josep Rosell) ; Best Cinematography (Oscar Faura) ; Best Film ; Best Film Editing (Elena Ruiz) ; Best New Director (Juan Antonio Bayona) ; Best Sound (Xavier Mas, Marc Orts, Oriol Tarrago)
Goya Awards, 2008: Goya - Best Make-Up and Hairstyles (Lola Lopez, Itziar Arrieta) ; Best New Director (Juan Antonio Bayona) ; Best Production Design (Josep Rosell) ; Best Production Supervision (Sandra Hermida) ; Best Screenplay - Original (Sergio G. Sanchez) ; Best Sound (Xavier Mas, Marc Orts, Oriol Tarrago) ; Best Special Effects (David Marti, Montse Ribe, Pau Costa, Enric Masip, Lluis Castells, Jordi San Augstin)
Subject Orphanages -- Drama.
Mothers and sons -- Drama.
People with disabilities -- Dwellings -- Drama.
Orphanages -- Drama.
Architecture -- Conservation and restoration -- Drama.
People with disabilities -- Dwellings -- Drama.
Mother-son relationship -- Drama.
Parapsychologists -- Drama.
Genre/Form Thriller -- Feature.
Horror -- Feature.
Feature films.
Suspense films.
Horror films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Motion pictures, Spanish.
Foreign films -- Spain.
Added Author Toro, Guillermo del, 1964-
Augustin, Alvaro.
Padro, Joaquin.
Targarona, Mar, 1953-
Sanchez, Sergio G.
Bayona, J. A. (Juan Antonio)
Rueda, Belen.
Cayo, Fernando, 1968-
Princep, Roger, 1998-
Rivera, Mabel.
Carulla, Montserrat, 1930-
Gertrudix, Andres, 1977-
Vivar, Edgar, 1944-
Rodar y Rodar Cine y Television S.L.
Telecinco (Firm)
Warner Bros. Pictures de Espaņa (Firm)
New Line Home Entertainment (Firm)
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Note Title on container: Orphanage
ISBN 0780680219
Standard No. 794043120718
Music No. 1000038293 New Line Home Entertainment
Standard No. AU@ 000043207218
NZ1 12457704

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