Winners of our signed posters of The Orphanage competition
30th Mar 08
A big thanks to all of you who entered our recent competition to win a UK quad poster of The Orphanage, signed by the director Juan Antonio Bayona and the producer Guillermo Del Toro PLUS a copy of Del Toro's previous film, the exquisite Pan's Labyrinth on DVD.
Well, we have now drawn the winners and the first two names out of the eatmybrains baseball cap were;
Congratulations to the pair of you, we will be in touch shortly for your postal addresses so we can get the prizes winging your way as fast as we can.
If you didn't win this time, why not try our current competition where you can win one of three copies of Brian Yuzna's Society from Tartan, to celebrate their theatrical release of Funny Games.
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Produced by Oscar winning Director Guillermo Del Toro (Pan's Labyrinth) and directed by Juan Antonio Bayona, The Orphanage is one of the best supernatural thrillers of recent times, and further proof that Spain is leading the world in horror films at the moment. Do not miss!
Laura spent the happiest years of her childhood growing up in an orphanage by the seaside, cared for by the staff and fellow orphans whom she loved as brothers and sisters. Now, thirty years later, she returns with her husband Carlos and Simon, their 7-year-old son, with a dream of restoring and reopening the long-abandoned orphanage as a home for disabled children.
The new home and mysterious surroundings awaken Simon’s imagination and the boy starts to spin a web of fantastic tales and not-so-innocent games... A troubling web that begins to disturb Laura, drawing her into the child’s strange universe which resonates with echoes of long-forgotten, deeply unsettling memories of her own childhood.
As the opening day draws near, tension builds within the family. Carlos remains sceptical, believing that Simon is making everything up in a desperate bid for attention. But Laura slowly becomes convinced that something long-hidden and terrible is lurking in the old house, something waiting to emerge and inflict appalling damage on her family.
1st Dec 04 The last twenty minutes or so really sees the film clicking into top gear as we once again see the babysitter from the beginning scene, now a happily married women. She’s at a restaurant having a...