Director: Alejandro Amenábar Run Time: 104 min. Format: DCP Rating: PG 13 Release Year: 2001
Starring: Nicole Kidman, Christopher Eccleston, Alakina Mann, James Bentley, Fionnula Flanagan, Elaine Cassidy
New restoration by Rialto Pictures: the original 35mm negative was scanned in 4K on Blackmagic Cintel and the color grading was made with Da Vinci Resolve Studio. The restoration was supervised by the film’s director, Alejandro Amenábar.
Grace (Nicole Kidman), the devoutly religious mother of Anne (Alakina Mann) and Nicholas (James Bentley), moves her family to the English coast during World War II. She awaits word on her missing husband while protecting her children from a rare photosensitivity disease that causes the sun to harm them. Anne claims she sees ghosts, Grace initially thinks the new servants are playing tricks but chilling events and visions make her believe something supernatural has occurred.