- Original title
Orphan (The Orphan)
- Running time
- 123 min.
- United States
David Johnson, Alex Mace
Co-production United States-Canada-Germany-France;
Appian Way, Dark Castle Entertainment, Studiocanal
Horror. Thriller. Mystery | Psychological Thriller. Serial Killers. Adoption. Family Relationships
- The tragic loss of their unborn child has devastated Kate (Vera Farmiga) and John (Peter Sarsgaard) taking a toll on both their marriage and Kate's fragile psyche as she is plagued by nightmares and haunted by demons from her past. Struggling to regain some semblance of normalcy in their lives, the couple decides to adopt another child. At the local orphanage, both John and Kate find themselves strangely drawn to a young girl named Esther (Isabelle Fuhrman). Almost as soon as they welcome Esther into their home, however, an alarming series of events begins to unfold, leading Kate to believe that there's something wrong with Esther—this seemingly angelic little girl is not what she appears to be. Concerned for the safety of her family, Kate tries to get John and others to see past Esther's sweet facade. But her warnings go unheeded until it may be too late...for everyone.
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