R | | Drama, Horror, 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.
'Sergio G. Sanchez' wrote the screenplay in 1996, ending up in J.A. Bayona's lap in 2004. Bayona then approached his friend, Guillermo del Toro, to help him produce the film and double the budget and shooting schedule.
Mommy! Mommy! Mommy!
Carlos: I'll go, it's my turn.
Simon enters the basement from the same door as his mother, without using the door handle. He doesn't even rip the wallpaper. When his mother enters everything is untouched.
Pieces of wallpaper are peeled off to reveal each of the opening credits.
€5,247,378 (Spain) (14 October 2007)
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