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Intruders -- Two children living in different countries are visited nightly by a faceless being who wants to take possession of them.


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Nicolás Casariego (screenplay) &
Jaime Marques (screenplay)
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Release Date:
7 October 2011 (Spain) See more »
The Nightmare is Real.
Two children living in different countries are visited nightly by a faceless being who wants to take possession of them. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
3 nominations See more »
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Tries so hard to be original but it is not. See more (67 total) »


  (in credits order)

Clive Owen ... John Farrow

Carice van Houten ... Susanna

Daniel Brühl ... Father Antonio

Pilar López de Ayala ... Luisa

Ella Purnell ... Mia
Izán Corchero ... Juan

Kerry Fox ... Dr. Rachel
Héctor Alterio ... Old Priest

Adrian Rawlins ... Police Inspector

Michael Nardone ... Frank

Mark Wingett ... Dave

Peter O'Connor ... Frank
Mary Woodvine ... Teacher

Lolita Chakrabarti ... ER Doctor

Ralph Ineson ... Alarm Installer

Adam Leese ... Policeman
Raymond Waring ... Policeman

Ella Hunt ... Ella Foster

Imogen Gray ... Lilly
Natalia Rodríguez ... Babysitter
Natasha Dosanjh ... Aisha
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Hannah Cooper-Dean ... Kissing Couple (uncredited)
Matthew Hodgkin ... Bad Boy - On Bike (uncredited)
Christian Meinhardt ... Skycraper Construction Worker (uncredited)

Craig Stevenson ... Credited (voice) (uncredited)
Chris Wilson ... Police Officer (uncredited)

Directed by
Juan Carlos Fresnadillo 
Writing credits
Nicolás Casariego (screenplay) &
Jaime Marques (screenplay)

Produced by
Belén Atienza .... producer
María Cabello .... line producer
Jesús de la Vega .... executive producer
Mercedes Gamero .... producer
Ricardo García Arrojo .... executive producer
Enrique López Lavigne .... producer
Original Music by
Roque Baños 
Cinematography by
Enrique Chediak 
Film Editing by
Nacho Ruiz Capillas 
Casting by
Shaheen Baig 
Production Design by
Alain Bainée 
Art Direction by
Iñigo Navarro 
Set Decoration by
Andrea Calvé 
Costume Design by
Tatiana Hernández 
Makeup Department
Isabel Auernheimer .... makeup artist
Kevin Carter .... special effects contact lenses
Cecilia Escot .... makeup department head
Eduardo Torres .... hair stylist
Production Management
Mercedes Barbod .... production manager
Kevin Jenkins .... unit manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Laura Alted .... trainee assistant director
Richard Diment .... second assistant director
Juan Jiménez .... first assistant director
Óscar Manero .... second assistant director
Esther Rojas .... third assistant director
Samuel Andrew Smith .... third assistant director (as Sam Smith)
Bruno Velasco .... crowd assistant director
Art Department
Iñaki Bruña .... property master
Rodrigo M. de Miguel .... artist
Juan A. Gil del Pozo .... assistant property master
Raúl Monge .... concept designer
George Morris .... action vehicles coordinator
Rosa Pariente .... assistant property master
Maite Perez-Nievas .... art department production assistant
Paul Sacks .... assistant action vehicles coordinator
Carlos Salgado .... concept designer
Alejandro Serna .... concept designer
Antonio Sánchez-Romo .... props
Ana Viana .... set decorator: UK
Alex Ward .... set dresser
Pablo Buratti .... art department illustrator (uncredited)
Sound Department
Aitor Berenguer .... sound mixer
Manuel Carrión .... foley artist
Jaime Fernández Salcedo .... dialogue editor
José Luis Fernández .... boom operator
James Muñoz .... sound designer
James Muñoz .... supervising sound editor
Emmet O'Donnell .... adr recordist
Marc Orts .... sound re-recording mixer
Filippo Restelli .... boom operator
Special Effects by
Jordi Morera .... special effects makeup: DDT SFX Crew
Raquel Munuera .... special effects makeup: DDT SFX Crew
Simon Rowling .... physical effects
Simon Rowling .... special effects crew
Visual Effects by
Juan Alonso .... lead compositor
Manuel Barrero .... digital compositor
Warwick Boole .... models and special effects
Miguel Castrillo .... visual effects artist
Fernando Falero .... character animator
Elisa Mar Ferre .... digital compositor
Iñaki Gegúndez Vicente .... cgi artist
Joaquín Gutiérrez .... digital compositor
David Heras .... visual effects supervisor
Pablo Heras .... character animator
Alfonso Hernández .... digital compositor
Javier Martínez Pacín .... visual effects artist
Daniel Moreno .... digital compositor
Alejandro Núñez .... digital compositor
Francisco Palomares Pozas .... digital compositor
Óscar Perea Marcos .... lead compositor
David Portales .... visual effects artist
Jose David Portales .... visual effects artist
Carlos Puchol .... visual effects producer
Isabel Revenga .... digital compositor
Javier Roca .... lead compositor
Sergio Rozas .... visual effects artist
Jorge Oliva Ruiz .... digital compositor
Javier Sanz .... visual effects artist
Gabriel Sitjas .... digital compositor
Javier Urrutia .... digital compositor
Rubén Villoria .... visual effects artist
José Miguel Zapata .... visual effects artist
Caren Calderón .... stunt double: Pilar López de Ayala
Ignacio Carreño .... stunt coordinator
Diego Herberg .... stunt double: Clive Owen
Álvaro Hernández Arriero .... stunt rigger
Eduardo Moratilla .... stunt rigger
Juan José Rodríguez .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Jorge Alvariño .... still photographer
Adam Dale .... aerial director of photography
Jesús Fernández Santa .... key grip (as Jesús Fernández)
Felix Forrest .... MK-V AR operator
Álvaro García .... key second assistant camera
Olaf Guembe .... camera loader
Luis Lattanzi .... first assistant b camera
Juan Leiva .... first assistant camera
Thamar Pueyo .... video assist
Luis Santos .... rigging gaffer
Miguel Angel Viñas .... second assistant camera (as Miguel Ángel Viñas)
Animation Department
Fernando Falero .... character animator
Casting Department
Jorge Guardado .... extras casting assistant
Yaël Moreno .... extras casting
Paul Stein .... casting coordinator
Aisha Walters .... casting assistant
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Suzanne Barnes .... costume buyer
Mónica G. Lancha .... assistant costume designer
Ana Martínez Fesser .... costume runner
Editorial Department
Miguel P. Gilaberte .... digital intermediate colorist
Music Department
Ginés Carrión .... assistant orchestrator
Ginés Carrión .... music copyist
Lewis Jones .... pro tools recordist
Simon Rhodes .... music scoring mixer
Aled Jenkins .... assistant score engineer (uncredited)
Dom Kelly .... musician: oboe/cor anglais (uncredited)
Transportation Department
Alexis Arderius .... driver
Bobby Finn .... driver: cast
Rob Hempenstall .... transportation captain
Other crew
Angus Arias .... second assistant production
Giles Barron .... production runner/driver
Nathan Bartholomew .... runner
Bruno Cassoni .... assistant location manager
Lucía Chacón .... assistant to executive producer
Annie Clapton .... production runner/driver
Laurence Coriat .... script consultant
Robin Davies .... production assistant
David Fantham .... facilities
Elton Farla .... unit medic: UK
Karim Ferrero .... production assistant
Lucia Foster Found .... aerial operations coordinator
Sofía Fábregas .... development executive
Anuska Galán Ricoy .... production staff
Jan García .... production accountant
Ana Gil .... production assistant
Silvia González Rangil .... health & safety advisor: spain (as Silvia Gonzalez Rangil)
Janine Gray .... assistant: Clive Owen, London
David Lopez Arias .... assistant to production manager
Tom Ludlam .... production runner/driver
Carlos López-Martín de Blas .... legal advisor (as Carlos López Martín de Blas)
Guillermo Martel .... documentalist
Inés Mas .... production secretary
Beatriz Mayo .... financial manager
Chris Moore .... location manager: UK
Kira Moreno .... production assistant
Kevin Otero Speight .... location manager (as Kevin Otero)
Ana Palacios .... production coordinator
Benjamin Perkins .... chaperone
Sergio Rozas .... titles designed by
Will Samuelson .... helicopter pilot: aerial unit
Carmen Soriano .... script supervisor
Andy Stephens .... aerial operations manager
Tessy Díez .... additional thanks

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Rated R for terror, horror violence, some sexuality/nudity and language
100 min
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

During Mia's birthday, when everybody sings 'Happy Birthday To You', Susanna (Carice van Houten) yells "Hieperdepiep! Hurray", which means "hip hip" in her native language, Dutch.See more »
Continuity: No smoke is visible when Susanna extinguishes the fire from the "nightmare doll" her husband and her daughter were burning.See more »
[first lines]
Juan:The shadow monster woke up. It saw the boy in the pot and said:
Juan:[making his voice gruff] "Mmmm. I'm starving. I'm going to eat you up."
Juan:So the monster opened his mouth wide and swallowed the little tailor whole. The boy fell and fell into a dark cave filed with slime...
Luisa:Is that it?
Juan:That's all I could come up with.
Luisa:Well, you'll think of something tomorrow. Let's go to bed.
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Movie Connections:
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14 out of 24 people found the following review useful.
Tries so hard to be original but it is not., 11 April 2012
Author: Alex Vojacek from San Luis, Argentina

Well, OK, let me first start by saying the movie is not "bad".

If you want to go watch an OK to somewhat decent movie, this one is for you, but if your aspirations are any higher you should look for elsewhere.

The movie starts slow but surely it states it's points pretty quickly. An invisible invader haunts 2 different kids from different places, a little kid and a not so little girl. The movie flow nice with the script but the actual "fright" scenes are not very much so, in fact, I didn't experience any scare whatsoever through the movie, and this comes from a guy who after watching The Mothman Prophecies had to sleep with the lights on and had goosebumps for the whole duration.

Sadly, this one, for a scare-suspense movie, does the complete opposite, it's plain and quite hollow. We never really find the motive of the attacks, and the motives are vague to say the least.

The main problem with this one is that the "bad guy" is not scary and the scary scenes don't work, that's it and it's enough for a movie of this genre to fail.

If we take out this one little problem, the rest of the movie is OK, good acting and some good twists at the end, but, the main flaws are too big. Number one, lack of good scares, lack of sense of danger, bad timing and for the most important part, a lack of purpose for the attacks.

To add insult to injury, there are scenes so clichéd that bend on ridicule, I can't, for the life of me picture a scary movie where the parents LEAVE the children in the same bed where a monster just attacked them. The first time this happens, well, it's OK, it's movies you know, common sense don't apply, the fifth time it's ridiculous, I would sleep with my kids the first time this happens, does anyone there takes notices of this huge mistakes in common sense?

Recommended only for a casual viewing if you don't have anything more worth watching, if you want real suspense go watch Mothman Prophecies.

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