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 A tale of love. A story of horror.

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The Orphanage (El Orfanato) is a Spanish-language horror film directed by Juan Antonio Bayona and produced by Guillermo del Toro of Pan's Labyrinth and Hellboy fame. With its claustrophobic and creepy atmosphere and surprising twists, it is one of the most horrifying films ever.

Laura and her husband Carlos decide to return to the orphanage where she grew up before she was adopted. Laura has herself adopted a son, Simón, who is HIV-positive. There is, however, a secret to the orphanage and what happened there after Laura left - including Tomás, a mysterious boy who always wore a sack mask.

The rest you'll have to see, because it is supremely scary.

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