R | | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
A woman brings her family back to her childhood home, which used to be an orphanage for handicapped children. Before long, her son starts to communicate with an invisible new friend.
To spice things up, director Juan Antonio Bayona would improvised things while shooting scenes to surprise the actors, like running on the background and hiding to suddenly startle them.
Mommy! Mommy! Mommy!
Carlos: I'll go, it's my turn.
Pilar describes the old cine film that Laura views as 8mm, but when we see the projector, the film is actually 16mm.
Pieces of wallpaper are peeled off to reveal each of the opening credits.
€5,247,378 (Spain) (14 October 2007)
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