International Film Festival
of
Panama

APRIL 11-17, 2013

The Orphanage

Cast: 
Belén Rueda
Fernando Cayo
Roger Príncep

Juan Antonio Bayona

Juan Antonio Bayona was born in Barcelona. He began his career as a journalist before studying film at ESCAC, the Cinema and Audiovisual School of Catalonia. He directed a number of short films before making his feature debut with The Orphanage (2007). The Impossible (2012) is his most recent film.

Original title: 
El orfanato
Director: 
Juan Antonio Bayona
Country: 
Spain
Mexico
Year: 
2007
Language: 
Spanish
Subtitles: 
English
Duration: 
105 min.

Screenings

Venue Day and Time
Cinépolis Multiplaza Sala 3 April 17 9:30 pm
Synopsis: 

Spanish director J.A. Bayona’s celebrated feature debut is a chilling, relentlessly suspenseful tale of lonesome children and tragic accidents. Laura (Belén Rueda) returns to the orphanage where she lived as a child with the hope of reopening it, but her plans begin to unravel when her seven-year-old son goes missing.