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Orphan -- A husband and wife who recently lost their baby adopt a 9-year-old girl who is not nearly as innocent as she claims to be.
Orphan -- Clip: The orphanage has never heard of her
Orphan -- Interview: CCH Pounder "On how she responds to Esther's quirks"
Orphan -- Clip: It's always better to burn the evidence
Orphan -- Clip: Max is covering for her

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Director:
Writers (WGA):
David Johnson (screenplay)
Alex Mace (story)
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Release Date:
24 July 2009 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
There's something wrong with Esther. See more »
Plot:
A husband and wife who recently lost their baby adopt a 9-year-old girl who is not nearly as innocent as she claims to be. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
2 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Finally a GOOD HORROR FILM. Good film period. See more (355 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Vera Farmiga ... Kate

Peter Sarsgaard ... John

Isabelle Fuhrman ... Esther

CCH Pounder ... Sister Abigail

Jimmy Bennett ... Daniel

Margo Martindale ... Dr. Browning

Karel Roden ... Dr. Varava

Aryana Engineer ... Max

Rosemary Dunsmore ... Grandma Barbara
Jamie Young ... Brenda
Lorry Ayers ... Joyce

Brendan Wall ... Detective

Genelle Williams ... Sister Judith
Mustafa Abdelkarim ... Daniel's Friend

Landon Norris ... Daniel's Friend

Julien Elia ... Hospital Receptionist
Leni Parker ... Delivery Room Nurse
Gemma James Smith ... Teacher
Pia Ajango ... Saarne Institute Receptionist

Matthew Raudsepp ... Saarne Institute Orderly

Sugith Varughese ... ICU Doctor
Luis Olivia ... ICU Nurse

Ferelith Young ... Waiting Room Nurse

Andrew Shaver ... Injection Doctor
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Directed by
Jaume Collet-Serra 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
David Johnson (screenplay) (as David Leslie Johnson)

Alex Mace (story)

Produced by
Aaron Auch .... associate producer
David Barrett .... co-producer
Don Carmody .... executive producer
Leonardo DiCaprio .... producer
Susan Downey .... producer
Ethan Erwin .... associate producer
Stacey Fields .... associate producer
Christoph Fisser .... co-producer
Michael Ireland .... executive producer
Jennifer Davisson Killoran .... producer
Sarah Meyer .... associate producer
Richard Mirisch .... co-producer
Henning Molfenter .... co-producer
Erik Olsen .... co-producer
Steve Richards .... executive producer
Joel Silver .... producer
Charlie Woebcken .... co-producer (as Dr. Carl Woebcken)
 
Original Music by
John Ottman 
 
Cinematography by
Jeff Cutter (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Timothy Alverson  (as Tim Alverson)
 
Casting by
Ronnie Yeskel 
 
Production Design by
Tom Meyer 
 
Art Direction by
Patrick Banister 
Pierre Perrault 
 
Set Decoration by
Martine Giguère-Kazemirchuk 
Daniel Hamelin 
David Laramy 
Carolyn 'Cal' Loucks  (as Cal Loucks)
 
Costume Design by
Antoinette Messam 
 
Makeup Department
Katie Brennan .... makeup assistant
Annick Chartier .... key makeup artist
Corald Giroux .... key hairdresser
Stephanie Ingram .... hair assistant
Sophie Labrecque .... hairdresser: second unit
Gaétan Landry .... hairdresser
Mélanie Lavoie .... hairdresser: second unit
Fanny Vachon .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
David Beauchemin .... assistant unit manager
Chantal Desgagné .... assistant unit manager: second unit
Ronald Gilbert .... production manager (as RJ Gilbert)
Hartley Gorenstein .... production manager
Gilles Perreault .... unit manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Javier Aguilera .... second unit director
Erik Ajduk .... second assistant director
David Barrett .... second unit director
Marielou Bélisle-Pierre .... second assistant director: second unit
Johanne Caporicci .... second assistant director: second unit
Robbie Ditchburn .... first assistant director: second unit (as Robert Ditchburn)
Martin Doepner .... third assistant director: second unit
Jean-François Duplat .... second assistant director
Angèle Gagnon .... second assistant director: second unit
Pedro Gandol .... first assistant director
Catherine Gourdier .... second assistant director
Matthew Jemus .... first assistant director: second unit
Carl Kouri .... third assistant director
Jacinthe Noreau .... third assistant director
Michael Peleshok .... third assistant director (as Mike Peleshok)
Tanya van Blokland .... second assistant director: second unit (as Tanya Van Blokland)
Michael A. Williams .... first assistant director: second unit (as Michael Williams)
Greg Zenon .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Alex Anderson .... construction coordinator
Jean-Marc André .... head sculptor
Carole Arpin .... assistant props
Marc Bacon .... head carpenter
Pete Baillie .... head carpenter (as Peter Baillie)
Amy Bell .... set designer
Deryck Blake .... property master
Marie-Claude Bolduc .... greens
Robert Bourdeau .... assistant head painter
Rejean Brochu .... construction supervisor: second unit (as Réjean Brochu)
Real Capuano .... first assistant art director (as Réal Capuano)
Antoine Connoly .... greens (as Antoine Connolly)
Robert Craig .... carpenter
Isabelle Côté .... graphic designer
Yuan-Frédéric D'Amour .... greens (as Yan-Frédéric D'Amour)
Lisa Dietrich .... on-set dresser (as Elizabeth Dietrich)
Yann Dupond-Cubaynes .... greens
Peter Dwyer .... assistant head carpenter (as Peter W. Dwyer)
Marie-Soleil Dénommé .... assistant set decorator
Dawn H. Fisher .... art department coordinator (as Dawn Fisher)
Martin Gagné .... set designer
Odette Gauvreau .... head painter
Sébastien Gervais .... art department dresser
Alain Giguère .... head scenic painter: second unit
Martine Giguère-Kazemirchuk .... assistant construction coordinator (as Martine Giguère)
Vincent Gingras-Liberali .... set designer
Sylvain Grenier .... greens
Victoria Hamilton .... key scenic artist
Jose Holder .... storyboard artist (as José Holder)
Paul Hotte .... key set decorator
Luc Houle .... art department dresser
Viorel Indres .... set designer
Geof Isherwood .... storyboard artist (as Jeff Isherwood)
Dylan La Frenière .... head greens
Michele Laliberte .... art director: second unit (as Michèle Laliberté)
Hans Laliberté .... assistant art department coordinator
Céline Lampron .... set designer: second unit
Félix Larivière-Charron .... first assistant art director
Raymond Larose .... set designer
Aleksandra Marinkovich .... first assistant art director
Félix Matte .... greens
Rob McCallum .... storyboard artist (as Rob Mccallum)
Stephan McKenzie .... on-set dresser (as Stephan Mckenzie)
Darcy McLeod .... foreman (as Darcy Mcleod)
Jeffrey A. Melvin .... assistant set decorator
John Moran .... first assistant art director
Xavier Nolet .... greens
Donal O'Donaghue .... head carpenter
Roy Obermeier .... carpenter
Roger Paquin .... assistant head greens
Jim Peters .... head greens
Véronique Piché .... greens
Ludovic Poirot .... art department dresser
Doris Simard .... art department coordinator
Douglas Slater .... first assistant art director (as Doug Slater)
Jocelyne St-Pierre .... assistant set decorator
André Valade .... assistant set decorator
Donald Vandewater .... construction coordinator (as Don Vandewater)
Jose Fernando Varela .... assistant set decorator (as José Varela)
Bernadette Warren .... greens
Toni Wong .... assistant props
Aaron Becker .... main on end title co-designer: prologue (uncredited)
David DeMarinis .... set dresser (uncredited)
W.D. Hogan .... storyboard artist (uncredited)
Jesse Mann .... art department trainee (uncredited)
Jean-François Merlot .... scenic painter (uncredited)
Jeremy Simser .... storyboard artist (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Christopher Alba .... foley supervisor
Nancy Barker .... first assistant sound editor
Ron Bartlett .... sound re-recording mixer
Jean-Philippe Bérubé .... cable puller
Jean-Philippe Bérubé .... sound mixer: second unit
Gregory Martin Clayton .... boom operator (as Greg Clayton)
Zack Davis .... adr editor
Zack Davis .... dialogue editor
William R. Dean .... sound effects editor (as Bill R. Dean)
Arnaud Derimay .... sound mixer: second unit
Julie Feiner .... adr editor
Julie Feiner .... dialogue editor
Maxime Ferland .... boom operator
Stephanie Flack .... adr supervisor (as Stephanie L. Flack)
Stephanie Flack .... dialogue supervisor (as Stephanie L. Flack)
Eric Flickinger .... sound mix technician
Doug Hemphill .... sound re-recording mixer (as D.M. Hemphill)
Frederick Howard .... supervising sound editor
Zach Hunter .... cable puller
Matthew W. Kielkopf .... apprentice sound editor
Mary Jo Lang .... foley mixer
Alyson Dee Moore .... foley artist (as Alyson Moore)
Tom Ozanich .... additional sound re-recording mixer
John Roesch .... foley artist
Patrick Rousseau .... sound mixer
Mike Szakmeister .... adr editor
Mike Szakmeister .... dialogue editor
David A. Whittaker .... sound effects editor
Drew Yerys .... assistant sound editor
Marla McGuire .... foley editor (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Andy Antoine .... special effects technician
Dana Campbell .... special effects best boy
Ryal Cosgrove .... special effects supervisor
Mike Cozens .... special effects rigging foreman
C.J. Goldman .... special effects makeup artist (as CJ Goldman)
Paul Jones .... special effects makeup artist
Tony Kenny .... special effects coordinator
Andy Latimer .... special effects technician (as Andrew Latimer)
Jonathan Lavallée .... special effects makeup artist
Mark Lawton .... special effects key
Dave Pollak .... special effects technician
James Poulin .... assistant special effects technician: second unit
Alain Rouillier .... special effects technician
George Tucci .... special effects makeup artist
Sophie Vertigan .... special effects key
Barry Watkins .... special effects technician
Tim Winchester .... special effects technician
Brendan Carmody .... special effects (uncredited)
Mike Kavanagh .... special effects first assistant (uncredited)
Marc Reichel .... special effects (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Casey Allen .... compositor: Inferno/Flame, Lola VFX
Spencer Armajo .... compositor: Inferno/Flame, Lola VFX
Marc Aubry .... digital artist: Hybride
Jarrod Avalos .... lighting technician: Lola VFX (as Jarod Avalos)
Eran Barnea .... digital artist
Michel Barrière .... computer graphics supervisor: Hybride
Terry Bates .... technical support: Image Engine
Travis Baumann .... digital artist
Olivier Beaulieu .... digital artist: Hybride
Michaël Bentitou .... digital artist: Hybride
Didier Bertrand .... digital artist: Hybride
Pierre Blain .... digital artist: Hybride
Raphaele Blanchard .... digital artist: Hybride (as Raphaële Blanchard)
Kevin R. Browne .... dynamics effects animator: Lola VFX (as Kevin Brown)
Kirk Cadrette .... dynamics effects animator: Lola VFX
Trent Claus .... compositor: Inferno/Flame, Lola VFX
Andrew M. Collins .... camera tracker: Lola VFX (as Andrew Collins)
Christopher Custodio .... visual effects assistant
Glenn Richard Côté .... visual effects editor (as Glenn Cote)
Christophe Damiano .... digital artist: Hybride
Thierry Delattre .... visual effects producer: Hybride
Thierry Delattre .... visual effects supervisor: Hybride
Nigel Denton-Howes .... digital artist: Image Engine
Anouk Deveault-Moreau .... computer graphics coordinator: Hybride (as Anouk Deveault Moreau)
Lafleche Dumais .... computer graphics supervisor: Hybride (as Laflèche Dumais)
Mathieu Dupuis .... digital artist: Hybride
Hanoz Elavia .... technical support: Image Engine
Emily Fenster .... visual effects producer: Pacific Title & Art Studio
Brian Fisher .... digital artist: Image Engine
Jean-Pierre Flayeux .... computer graphics supervisor: Hybride
Mark Freund .... visual effects supervisor: Pacific Title & Art Studio
Steve Garrad .... visual effects producer: Image Engine
Yanick Gaudreau .... digital artist: Hybride
David Geoghegan .... digital artist: Pacific Title & Art Studio
Myléne Guérin .... computer graphics coordinator: Hybride (as Mylène Guérin)
Robin Hackl .... visual effects supervisor: Image Engine
Maureen Healy .... digital artist: Pacific Title & Art Studio (as Maureen Nixon)
Tulio Hernandez .... lighting technician: Lola VFX
Nadine Homier .... digital artist: Hybride
Jean-Francois Houde .... digital artist: Hybride (as Jean-François Houde)
Chris Ingersoll .... compositor: Inferno/Flame, Lola VFX
Joseph Kasparian .... digital artist: Hybride
Patrick Keenan .... digital artist: Pacific Title & Art Studio
Anne Kim .... digital artist: Hybride (as Anne Ui-Hyun Kim)
Louis Kim .... digital artist: Image Engine
Cristian A. Kong .... digital artist: Pacific Title & Art Studio (as Christian A. Kong)
Marios Kourasis .... digital artist: Pacific Title & Art Studio
Daniel Kruse .... camera tracker: Lola VFX (as Dan Kruse)
George Kyparissous .... digital artist: Image Engine
Anouk L'Heureux .... computer graphics coordinator: Hybride
Alain Lacroix .... digital artist: Hybride
Tom Lamb .... digital artist: Pacific Title & Art Studio
Vassilios Lanaris .... digital artist: Hybride
Miles Lauridsen .... digital artist: Pacific Title & Art Studio
Evelyne Leblond .... digital artist: Image Engine
Kim LeBrane .... cg coordinator: Lola VFX (as Kim Lebrane)
Daniel Leduc .... visual effects producer: Hybride
Daniel Leduc .... visual effects supervisor: Hybride
Francois Leduc .... digital artist: Hybride (as François Leduc)
Danny Levesque .... digital artist: Hybride (as Danny Lévesque)
Alex Llewellyn .... digital artist: Image Engine
Martine Losier .... computer graphics coordinator: Hybride
Jocelyn Maher .... digital artist: Hybride
Tom Mangat .... digital artist: Image Engine
Richard Martin .... computer graphics supervisor: Hybride
Elizabeth Matthews .... digital artist: Image Engine
Frederic Medioni .... digital artist: Hybride (as Frédéric Medioni)
Francois Metivier .... digital artist: Hybride (as François Métivier)
Francisco Moncayo Moreno .... digital artist: Image Engine (as Francisco Moncayo)
Christian Morin .... digital artist: Hybride
Josh Mossotti .... digital artist: Pacific Title & Art Studio
Martin Mousseau .... digital artist: Hybride
Peter Muyzers .... visual effects production manager: Image Engine
Thomas Nittmann .... visual effects producer: Lola VFX
Nicolas-Alexandre Noel .... computer graphics supervisor: Hybride (as Nicolas Alexandre Noël)
Brian Nugent .... compositor: Inferno/Flame, Lola VFX
Robert Olsson .... matte painter: Lola VFX (as Rob Olsson)
Sona Pak .... visual effects line producer: Image Engine
Clark Parkhurst .... compositor: Inferno/Flame, Lola VFX
Steve Pelchat .... digital artist: Hybride
Eric Pender .... digital artist: Pacific Title & Art Studio
Pierre Raymond .... visual effects producer: Hybride
Pierre Raymond .... visual effects supervisor: Hybride
Sébastien Rioux .... digital artist: Hybride
Karl Rogovin .... dynamics effects animator: Lola VFX
Jaqgravan Sananikone .... visual effects coordinator
Katy Savoie .... digital artist: Hybride
Joao Sita .... digital artist: Hybride
Nathan Srigley .... digital artist: Hybride
Guillaume St-Aubin-Seers .... digital artist: Hybride (as Guillaume St-Aubin Seers)
Jeremiah Sweeney .... compositor: Inferno/Flame, Lola VFX (as Jeremiah Sweeny)
Philippe Theroux .... computer graphics supervisor: Hybride (as Philippe Théroux)
Gaetan Thiffault .... digital artist: Hybride (as Gaétan Thiffault)
Marco Tremblay .... digital artist: Hybride
Yves Tremblay .... digital artist: Hybride
Raphael Valle .... digital artist: Hybride (as Raphaël Vallé)
Marvin Vasquez .... technical support: Image Engine
Celine Velasco .... digital artist: Hybride (as Céline Velasco)
Shawn Walsh .... visual effects executive producer: Image Engine
Bob Wiatr .... digital artist: Pacific Title & Art Studio
Edson Williams .... visual effects supervisor: Lola VFX
Keith Wilson .... dynamics effects animator: Lola VFX
Nick Xiao .... technical support: Image Engine
Kazuyoshi Yamagiwa .... compositor: Inferno/Flame, Lola VFX
Richard Yuricich .... visual effects supervisor
Hubert Zapalowicz .... digital artist: Hybride
Ryan Zuttermeister .... associate visual effects producer: Lola VFX
Sebastien Betsch .... digital painter (uncredited)
Sebastien Betsch .... i/o technical specialist (uncredited)
Jean-Christophe Boue .... on-set visual effects support (uncredited)
Leslie Chung .... visual effects artist (uncredited)
Daniel Elophe .... digital compositor (uncredited)
Lori Freitag-Hild .... compositor (uncredited)
Brandon McNaughton .... digital compositor (uncredited)
Matthew Merkovich .... matchmove artist (uncredited)
Alejandro Monzon .... visual effects artist (uncredited)
Sebastien Proulx .... on-set support (uncredited)
Ryan Robertson .... visual effects producer (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Kelli Barksdale .... stunts
Brad Bennett .... stunt rigger
Alexandre Cadieux .... stunts (as Alex Cadieux)
Chad Camilleri .... stunts
Mike Chute .... stunts
Dean Copkov .... stunt rigger
Alex Daniels .... stunt coordinator: second unit
Jennifer Dzialoszynski .... stunts
Tig Fong .... stunt rigger
Jean Frenette .... stunts
Naomi Frenette .... stunts
Mathilde Gingras .... stunts
Tyler Hall .... stunts
Brian Jagersky .... stunt coordinator
Jamie Jones .... stunts
Kevin Kelsall .... stunts
Patrick Kerton .... stunt rigger (as Pat Kerton)
Vanessa King .... stunts
Héléna Laliberté .... stunts (as Helena Laliberté)
Naomie Leduc .... stunts
Stéphane Lefebvre .... stunts
Angelica Lisk-Hann .... stunts (as Angelica Lisk)
Steve Lucescu .... stunts
Shaun Magee .... stunts
Christopher McGuire .... stunt rigger (as Chris Mcguire)
David McKeown .... stunts (as Dave Mckeown)
Edward A. Queffelec .... stunt rigger (as Ed Queffelec)
Kevin Rushton .... stunt rigger
Tyler Rushton .... stunts
Michael Scherer .... stunts (as Mike Scherer)
Shayna Segal .... stunts
Jamie James Yungblut .... stunt rigger (as Jamie James Yungblood)
Brendan Carmody .... stunt driver (uncredited)
Brendan Carmody .... stunt rigger (uncredited)
Angelica Lisk-Hann .... stunt double: CCH Pounder (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Robert B. Baylis .... key grip (as Robert Baylis)
Mark Beauchamp .... second assistant camera
Geoffroy Beauchemin .... camera operator
Patrick Beaulac .... first assistant camera
Charles Beetz .... chief lighting technician: second unit
Jean-Philippe Bernier .... camera loader
Michel Bernier .... first assistant camera
Ann Berrie .... second assistant camera
Dane Bjerno .... camera technician: Wescam, second unit
Zinko Bogdan .... 24 frame playback technician
Sam Bojin .... best boy lighting technician
Michel Bolduc .... camera operator: second unit
Richard Boucher .... dolly grip: second unit
Dave Bouskill .... key rigging gaffer
Marcelo Caceres .... video assist operator: second unit
Thomas Care .... dolly grip (as Tom Care)
Frédéric Chabot .... chief lighting technician: second unit (as Frédérick Chabot)
Frédéric Chamberland .... steadicam operator: second unit
Mathieu Charest .... camera operator: second unit
Marc Charlebois .... camera operator
François Daignault .... camera operator
Pete Daprato .... key rigging grip: second unit (as Peter Daprato)
Gyorgy Darvas .... video assist operator
Pierre Daudelin .... best boy lighting technician: second unit
Audrey David .... camera loader: second unit
David Desgroseillers .... best boy lighting technician
Amelie Duceppe .... second assistant camera (as Amélie Duceppe)
Sylvaine Dufaux .... camera operator
Sylvain Dupuis .... second assistant camera
Bryan Forde .... chief lighting technician
Eames Gagnon .... chief lighting technician: second unit
Joel Gariépy .... dolly grip: second unit
Michel Girard .... first assistant camera
Michel Girard .... first assistant camera: second unit
Rémi Giroux .... best boy grip: second unit
Vincent Gouin .... video assist operator
Laurent Alexis Guertin .... second assistant camera (as Laurent-Alexis Guertin)
Robert Guertin .... camera operator
Robert Guertin .... steadicam operator: second unit
Stephanie Girard Hamelin .... video assist operator: second unit (as Stephanie Girard-Hamelin)
Olivier Hetu .... best boy lighting technician: second unit (as Olivier Hétu)
John Holosko .... aerial director of photography: second unit
Pierre Jodoin .... director of photography: second unit
Soupharak Keoborakoth .... camera loader: second unit
Andre-Pierre Lampron .... best boy lighting technician: second unit (as André Pierre Lampron)
Robert Lapierre Jr. .... best boy grip (as Robert Lapierre)
Odrée Lapointe .... assistant video assist operator
Patrice Lapointe .... dolly grip
Patrice Lapointe .... dolly grip: second unit
Bernard Larivière .... key rigging grip: second unit
Andrew Learmonth .... video assist operator
Martine Leclerc .... first assistant camera
John Lewin .... chief lighting technician
Kenneth MacKenzie .... key grip: second unit (as Kenneth Mackenzie)
Kenneth MacKenzie .... remote head technician (as Kenneth Mackenzie)
Brad MacLean .... dolly grip: second unit (as Brad Maclean)
Peter Mathys .... key rigging gaffer
David McKane .... second assistant camera (as Dave Mckane)
Joseph Micomonaco .... first assistant camera (as Joe Micomonaco)
Daniel Moise .... remote head technician (as Daniel Moïse)
Monty Montgomerie .... key grip
Eric Morin .... first assistant camera: second unit (as Éric Morin)
Marie-Andrée Paquet .... first assistant camera: second unit
Derek Parkes .... best boy grip
Ivan Peloquin .... underwater first assistant camera: second unit (as Ivan Péloquin)
Stéphane Pilon .... key rigging grip: second unit
Martin Protat .... first assistant camera: second unit
Rafy .... still photographer
Serge Raymond .... best boy lighting technician: second unit
Nic René .... camera loader: second unit (as Nicolas René)
Daniel Robidoux .... key rigging grip
Brent Robinson .... first assistant camera
Alain Rousseau .... second assistant camera
Jeff Scott .... rigging gaffer: second unit
Geoffroy St-Hilaire .... camera operator: second unit
Robert Stecko .... camera operator
Benoît Sévigny .... chief lighting technician: second unit (as Benoit Sévigny)
Sophie Tessier .... second assistant camera
Jan Thijs .... still photographer: second unit
André Tisseur .... key rigging grip
Marco Venditto .... rigging gaffer: second unit
Sarah Warland .... camera loader
Stephen Wells .... dolly grip
Geoffroy Beauchemin .... underwater camera operator (uncredited)
Jean-François Dasylva-LaRue .... lighting technician (uncredited)
Ian C. Harris .... rigging electrician: daily (uncredited)
Rhyce Langker .... remote head technician (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Julie Breton .... extras casting
Tina Gerussi .... casting: Toronto
Andrea Kenyon .... casting: Montreal
Justin Kiang .... casting assistant
Chuck McCollum .... casting associate (as Charles Mccollum)
Shawn Roberts .... casting assistant: Montreal
Jane Rogers .... extras casting
Randi Wells .... casting: Montreal
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Dorothy Crutcher .... assistant costume designer
Wayne Godfrey .... costume set supervisor
Mathilde Lemaire-Barrette .... extras dresser (as Mathilde Lemaire-Barette)
Marie-France Pierre .... costume dresser (as Marie-Frances Pierre)
Lyse Pomerleau .... costume department coordinator
Sheila E. Pruden .... costume supervisor (as Sheila Pruden)
Madeleine Tremblay .... extras dresser
Karen Eppstadt .... key wardrobe breakdown artist (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Cindy Bond .... digital intermediate producer: Pacific Title & Art Studio
Travis Flynn .... digital intermediate color assist: Pacific Title & Art Studio
Maxine Gervais .... digital intermediate colorist: Pacific Title & Art Studio
Terel Gibson .... first assistant editor
Christopher Hills-Wright .... assistant editor
Alicia Johnson .... digital intermediate coordinator: Pacific Title & Art Studio
David Kennedy .... digital intermediate color assist: Pacific Title & Art Studio
Ladd Lanford .... digital intermediate executive producer: Pacific Title & Art Studio
Lisa Markou .... digital intermediate coordinator: Pacific Title & Art Studio
Jon Gordon McKenzie .... post-production coordinator (as Jon Gordon Mckenzie)
Aidan Stanford .... lab timer
Jesse Wagler .... digital intermediate on-line editor: Pacific Title & Art Studio
Michael Dobroski .... colorist (uncredited)
Bill Holley .... colorist: film dailies (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Christine Bergren .... music legal and clearance
Joseph Bonn .... music editor (as Joe Bonn)
Normand Corbeil .... music consultant
Amanda Goodpaster .... music editor
Bruce Harvey .... orchestrator
Sam Hofstedt .... scoring second engineer
Larry Mah .... score mixer
John Ottman .... orchestrator
John Ottman .... score producer
Reuben Panini .... conductor
Robert Puff .... music preparation
Reed Ruddy .... scoring mixer
David Sabee .... orchestra contractor
Brian Valentino .... scoring pro tools engineer
Kristopher Gee .... composer: additional music (uncredited)
Derek Somaru .... music editor (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
John Bober .... transportation captain
Réal Hamel .... picture car coordinator
Scott Magee .... picture car coordinator (as Scott Mcgee)
Daniel Matthews .... transportation coordinator
Frank Mizzi .... transportation co-captain
Martin Pilote .... office driver
Pablo Reinoso .... office driver
Tanya Russell .... transportation coordinator
Raymond Salvas .... office driver
Robert White .... transportation captain (as Rob White)
Ian C. Harris .... driver: daily (uncredited)
Carl Severin .... transportation co-captain (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Eric Armstrong .... dialect coach
Angelica Bailey .... production assistant
Paul Barette .... senior armorer (as Paul Barrette)
Drazen Baric .... assistant location manager
Stephen Bender .... production coordinator: U.S. (as Steve Bender)
Melanie Bergeron .... medic (as Mélanie Bergeron)
François Bernier .... unit runner
Cynthia Bibeau .... medic: second unit
Eric Brulotte .... script supervisor: second unit (as Éric Brulotte)
Brenda Campbell .... drama coach: Aryana Engineer
Brendan Carmody .... assistant: Mr. Carmody
Roland Chaput .... craft service: second unit
Sylvain Chaput .... craft service
Patrick Chevrier .... production assistant
Fraser Collins .... production assistant
Martine Curly Salvas .... accounting clerk (as Martine Curey Salvas)
Tom Di Blasio .... production accountant
Jessica Drake .... dialect coach
Karine Duquette .... production assistant
Andrea Eisen .... tutor
Laura Erikson .... tutor
Joe Everett .... publicist
Isabelle Faivre-Duboz .... script supervisor: second unit
Josée Francis .... assistant location manager
Jean-Philippe Gagnon .... production assistant
Melissa Girotti .... production coordinator
Jean Olivier Beaucage Gobeil .... craft service: second unit
Jann Goldsby .... consultant: sign language
Marc-André Goyer .... travel coordinator (as Marc André Goyer)
Françoise Gravelle .... payroll accountant
Tommy Guenette .... production assistant
Rhoda Habert .... tutor
Ian Howes .... assistant to producers
Joshua Hummel .... assistant: Mr. Richards
Joe Iacono .... financial auditor: Weisbord Del Gaudio Iacono
Ryan Keaveney .... assistant: Mr. Collet-Serra
Lara Khajetoorians .... assistant: Mrs. Downey
Adam Kuhn .... production executive
Caroline Lalande .... assistant production coordinator
Patrick Lamarre .... production assistant
Martine Lapointe .... accounting clerk
Kim Lavallée .... production assistant
Gabriel Lavina .... assistant: Mr. Collet-Serra
Anie Leblanc .... production assistant
Marie-Laure Lemaire Viens .... production assistant (as Marie-Laure Le Maire-Viens)
Ronald J. Levin .... legal representative (as Ronald Levin)
Stanley Lilavois .... craft service
Hugo Longtin .... unit runner
Jean Marchand .... medic
Jean Marchand .... medic: second unit
Susan Marucci .... script supervisor
Benoît Mathieu .... location manager
Jonathan Matthews .... location manager
Mark Mcdonald .... production assistant
Tarren Mckay .... consultant: sign language, second unit
Ashleigh Millar .... craft service
Gilles Montreuil .... first accountant
Helene Muller .... production coordinator (as Hélène Muller)
Jillian Ordowich .... assistant production coordinator
Ortensia Palmerino .... financial auditor: Weisbord Del Gaudio Iacono
Éric Payette .... medic: second unit
Étienne Poulin .... craft service
Alexandre Prefontaine .... set armorer (as Alexandre Préfontaine)
Paulo Quintans .... production assistant
Jeffrey Raines .... tutor: second unit (as Jeff Raines)
John Rakich .... assistant location manager
Lara Ravdjee .... assistant: Mr. Silver
Yanie Salvas .... production coordinator
Jeannine Sharp .... first accountant
Robert Specland .... assistant: Mr. Ireland (as Rob Specland)
Kathy Ann Thomas .... assistant production coordinator: second unit (as Kathy-Ann Thomas)
Dave Tommasini .... pilot: second unit (as David Tommasini)
Linda Torino Tondreau .... assistant location manager
Phillip Watson .... assistant: Ms. Davisson Killoran
Mark Weinberg .... tutor: second unit
Vladimir Fuentes .... second assistant accountant (uncredited)
Jonathan Poots .... production accountant (uncredited)
Ryan Robertson .... main title producer (uncredited)
 
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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Esther" - Japan (English title)
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MPAA:
Rated R for disturbing violent content, some sexuality and language
Runtime:
123 min
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Certification:
Argentina:16 | Australia:MA | Brazil:18 | Canada:18A (Alberta/Manitoba/Nova Scotia) | Canada:14A (British Columbia/Ontario) | Canada:13+ (Quebec) | Finland:K-15 | France:-12 | Germany:16 | Hong Kong:III | Hungary:18 | Iceland:16 | Ireland:18 (DVD rating) | Ireland:18 (original rating) | Ireland:16 (re-rating on appeal) | Italy:VM14 | Japan:R15+ | Malaysia:18PL | Mexico:B15 | Netherlands:16 | New Zealand:R16 | Norway:15 | Peru:14 | Philippines:R-13 (MTRCB) | Portugal:M/18 | Singapore:M18 | Singapore:PG13 (edited TV version) | Singapore:NC-16 (edited for re-rating) | South Africa:16 | South Korea:18 | Spain:18 | Taiwan:R-12 | UK:15 | USA:R (certificate #45301)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
A plaque near the doorway at Daniel and Esther's school reads "R.J. Gilbert Elementary School" - a reference to production manager Ronald Gilbert.See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: After Kate enters "antisocial personality disorder" into an Internet search on her computer, as reflected in her glasses lenses, the screen immediately directs to a synopsis page clearly labeled with a different personality disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder. The two disorders are not synonymous.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
John Coleman:Hang on. I know. You're doin' so good. You're doin' so good, honey. You all right?
Kate Coleman:Yeah.
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Movie Connections:
Features Guitar Hero II (2006) (VG)See more »
Soundtrack:
Hip HuggerSee more »

FAQ

Why was Kate so upset about the white roses that Esther brought her?
What is the poem inscribed on Jessica's memorial marker?
What's wrong with Esther?
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260 out of 335 people found the following review useful.
Finally a GOOD HORROR FILM. Good film period., 25 July 2009
Author: theboywhocouldfly from United States

Finally, a horror film about adults. Adults with complex issues and children that act like children and not hyper precocious sex models. The reason to see this film isn't to find out the over advertised " Esther's secret" of the film (a MAJOR misstep in marketing. Too many people now enter the film trying to figure out the "secret" before they normally would have been surprised), but rather to see a well-acted (extremely well acted by Vera F.)slow-building suspense story with excellent direction and cinematography. John Ottman's score also serves the film well, without becoming overpowering in signaling this is a "creepy" film. The actress who plays Esther shows a skill in performance that makes one think we may actually have another Jodie Foster to keep an eye on. This film works because we LIKE the characters (Rob Zombie please take note!) and fear for them and their survival. Dark Castle's best film, and it gives one hope that the horror/suspense genre still can be presented with intelligence and depth. Hollywood take note: we don't want a xerox of this film, but we do want more films that share this films strenghts: good script, likable real characters, excellent acting and nice, tension building direction.

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