Orphan (Orpheline) Reviews

September 12, 2016
"Orphan" turns out to be des Pallires' most accessible film for general audiences, who should be seduced by his appealing cast: Gemma Arterton and Sergi Lpez are also part of the game.
September 9, 2016
Four women never become one.
February 15, 2019
Yes, the deaf-blind critic just said the best part of the film were two types of sounds that probably lasted a minute combined.
December 29, 2017
Confusing, disconcerting... [Full review in Spanish]
November 10, 2017
The awkward pair is central to a scene meant to be a narrative turning point and cross-cutting tour de force, but which feels botched and confusing instead, a textbook example of the aforementioned dramatic liposuction
November 17, 2016
This film, like it's central character is wilfully complex and surprisingly fluid, wrong-footing us as we try to fill in the spaces between each vignette at the same time as drawing us to its thriller component.
September 21, 2016
Audiences may feel that ultimately they're getting less than promised - and certainly less resolution than even the most ardent fans of art-house open-endedness might hope for.
September 19, 2016
An intense and original film that is worth watching. [Full review in Spanish]