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The Orphanage

Release Date: December 28, 2007
Limited release

February 13, 2007
Picturehouse Buys the Orphanage

Picturehouse has obtained the U.S. distribution rights to The Orphanage, a Spanish-language thriller from director J.A. Bayona. It was written by Sergio G. Sanchez and the list of producers includes Oscar nominee Guillermo del Toro. The story is about a woman named Laura who purchases her old childhood orphanage in hopes of restoring and reopening the facility. She hopes to make it a refuge for disabled children. There, she discovers that the environment awakens her son's fantasy and imaginination, leading to something disturbing.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter

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