Anne begins talking about seeing a little boy in the house and gets in trouble with her mom for talking about and believing in ghosts. Grace, fed up with the 'pranks' that Anne is playing, makes Anne read from the Bible for several days. When odd events occur at the house, Grace begins to fear there are unknown others present. The children's answers are and read out by a man. Victor's family sees only the table shaking and the papers being ripped; they are convinced to vacate the house.
It's not a freak show but a waiting game, in which an atmosphere of dread slowly envelops the characters--too slowly. Outside, Grace discovers her husband Charles, who she thought had been killed in the war. The three new applicants have the advantage of being familiar with the house. Although the property is again put up for sale, Grace and the children continue to inhabit the house. Though an aspiring writer himself, Allen finds not a friend in his new house-guest, but a rival for Gem's attention. 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.
Hearing the children scream as they face the elderly woman, Mills tells Grace to go upstairs and talk to the intruders. Advertisement The director, , has the patience to create a languorous, dreamy atmosphere, and Nicole Kidman succeeds in convincing us that she is a normal person in a disturbing situation and not just a standard-issue horror movie hysteric. . This was the first film ever to receive the Best Film Award at the Goyas Spain's national film awards , without a single word of spoken in it. She seeks out a ritual that allows her say goodbye to her dead child, opening the veil between the world of the dead and the living. Soon Grace begins to hear noises and notice strange things happening throughout the house. Of course they are elusive and mysterious, reported by some, not seen by others, explained first one way and then another.
Grieving over the loss of her son, a mother struggles with her feelings for her daughter and her husband. After a climatic turn of events we learn that the real spooks in the house are none other then Grace, Anne and Nicholas and the event that Anne makes reference to through out the movie is in fact their death. Synopsis A woman named Grace retires with her two children to a mansion on Jersey, towards the end of the Second World War, where she's waiting for her husband to come back from battle. Tuttle Eric Sykes , who is so ancient that for him planting a seed is an act of wild optimism. Convinced that something unholy is in the house, Grace runs outside in search of the local priest to bless the house. Having thought that he had been killed in the war she forgets her task and escorts him into the house.
When she is leaving she runs into her husband coming up the driveway. Charles says he must leave for the even though Grace claims that the war is over. There are vacancies because the previous servants decamped in the middle of the night without a word of notice. Night Shyamalan was able to maintain tension through little things that were happening, instead of this film's strategy big things that seem about to happen. Later, Grace has a vision of an elderly woman and attacks her. Grace questions whether they are now alive and Mills says that Lydia also wondered this before becoming mute. They will live alone there with oppressive, strange and almost religious rules, until she needs to hire a group of servants for them.
Filming locations are, among other spots, Palacio de los Hornillos in Las Fraguas, Northern Spain, and in Madrid. The curtains must always be drawn. The film takes place in an isolated manor on the island of Jersey, off the British coast. Grace requests Mills not to trust everything that the children say. 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. The film won eight , including awards for and. From outside, Mills reveals that the three servants died of tuberculosis more than 50 years ago and that the living and the dead should learn to live together.
Mills explains that she had previously worked in the house many years ago. Alejandro Amenábar has the patience to create a languorous, dreamy atmosphere, and Nicole Kidman succeeds in convincing us that she is a normal person in a disturbing situation and not just a standard-issue horror movie hysteric. Grace accuses the servants of removing the curtains and banishes them. Their arrival will accidentally begin to break the rules with unexpected consequences. Grace claims that she does not know but recalls that the servants left without giving notice and without her husband there, she could not leave the house and she did not know what came over her. Similarly, it was only Charles' spirit that came to visit them before departing.
The Others is a 2001 film written and directed by Alejandro Amenabar and stars Nicole Kidman. The children, no longer photosensitive as they are deceased, can enjoy playing in the sunlight. These measures are necessary, Grace explains, because Anne and Nicholas are so allergic to the sunlight that they might die if exposed to it. Bertha Mills, elderly gardener Edmund Tuttle, and a mute girl named Lydia. The film's events are such that I must not describe them. She then leaves the house to go into town to try and find a priest to bless the house. Grace locks out the servants and tells the children to hide upstairs in the bedroom.
She awaits word on her missing husband while protecting her children from a rare photosensitivity disease that causes the sun to harm them. Kidman plays Grace Stewart a mother who lives with her two kids in a house out in the middle of no where during the time right after World Ware 2. The Others was nominated for six including and for Amenábar and for Alakina Mann, and won three: , for Kidman and for. Nicholas denies recollection of that day. The Others was released only a few months prior to Vanilla Sky 2001 , the American remake of Alejandro's Open Your Eyes 1997 , ironically starring Kidman's then-estranged husband Tom Cruise.