The Others

Grace is a religious woman who lives in an old house kept dark because her two children, Anne and Nicholas, have a rare sensitivity to light. When the family begins to suspect the house is haunted, Grace fights to protect her children at any cost in the face of strange events and disturbing visions.

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Film Cast:

  • Grace Stewart: Nicole Kidman
  • Mrs. Bertha Mills: Fionnula Flanagan
  • Charles Stewart: Christopher Eccleston
  • Anne Stewart: Alakina Mann
  • Nicholas Stewart: James Bentley
  • Mr. Edmund Tuttle: Eric Sykes
  • Lydia: Elaine Cassidy
  • Old Lady: Renée Asherson
  • Assistant: Gordon Reid
  • Mr. Marlish: Keith Allen
  • Mrs. Marlish: Michelle Fairley
  • Victor Marlish: Alexander Vince
  • Second Assistant: Ricardo López
  • Gardener: Aldo Grilo

Film Crew:

  • Director of Photography: Javier Aguirresarobe
  • Costume Design: Sonia Grande
  • Casting: Jina Jay
  • Executive Producer: Tom Cruise
  • Executive Producer: Bob Weinstein
  • Executive Producer: Harvey Weinstein
  • Casting: Shaheen Baig
  • Set Decoration: Benjamín Fernández
  • Executive Producer: Paula Wagner
  • Set Decoration: Elli Griff
  • Editor: Nacho Ruiz Capillas
  • Producer: Fernando Bovaira
  • Writer: Alejandro Amenábar
  • Producer: José Luis Cuerda
  • Line Producer: Emiliano Otegui
  • Set Decoration: Emilio Ardura
  • Production Consultant: Jonathan Sanger
  • Executive Producer: Rick Schwartz
  • Novel: Henry James
  • Music Producer: Lucio Godoy
  • Associate Producer: Eduardo Chapero-Jackson
  • Producer: Sunmin Park
  • Line Producer: Miguel Ángel González
  • Sound Designer: Maite Rivera Carbonell
  • Foley Artist: Julien Naudin
  • Camera Operator: Julio Madurga
  • Translator: Walter Leonardi
  • Makeup Artist: Ana López-Puigcerver
  • Visual Effects Coordinator: Úrsula García
  • Compositing Supervisor: Rafa Solórzano
  • Dolby Consultant: James Seddon
  • Casting Assistant: Camilla Evans
  • Dialogue Coach: Sandra Frieze
  • Stunt Coordinator: Miguel Pedregosa
  • Hairstylist: Belén López-Puigcerver
  • Script Supervisor: Carmen Soriano
  • Wigmaker: Peter Owen
  • Construction Buyer: Pedro Jesús De la Fuente
  • Visual Effects Supervisor: Félix Bergés
  • Hairdresser: Kerry Warn
  • Digital Compositors: Eduardo Díaz
  • Sound: Ricardo Steinberg
  • Wardrobe Assistant: Ana Cuerda
  • Scenic Artist: Julián Martín
  • Production Illustrator: Steve Ellis
  • ADR Recordist: John Bateman
  • First Assistant Sound Editor: Álex F. Capilla
  • Controller: Eva Muslera
  • Color Timer: Yolanda Cáceres
  • Third Assistant Director: Carlos Santana
  • Sound Engineer: Geoff Foster
  • Gaffer: Enrique Bello
  • Production Assistant: Marian Fernández Pascal
  • Steadicam Operator: Arturo Aldegunde
  • Standby Painter: Salvador Comes
  • Grip: José Luis González
  • Still Photographer: Stanley B. Burns
  • Seamstress: Claudia Adriazola
  • Carpenter: Antonio Sánchez-Romo
  • Craft Service: Laura Muñoz-Rojas
  • Clapper Loader: Juan de Andrés
  • Post Production Assistant: Maite Bermúdez
  • Public Relations: Carlos del Hoyo
  • Security Coordinator: Luis Pérez Dávila
  • Stand In: Irene Ballesteros
  • Stunts: Sonia Gonzalo
  • Assistant Director: Javier Chinchilla
  • Electrician: Carlos García
  • Production Accountant: Brian Gibbs
  • Production Coordinator: Trilby Norton
  • Boom Operator: Sergio Bürmann
  • Foley Recordist: Guillaume Delamare
  • Sound Designer: Isabel Díaz Cassou
  • 3D Supervisor: Carmen Díaz
  • Special Effects Supervisor: Derek Langley
  • Unit Manager: José Antonio García Tapia
  • Title Designer: Garson Yu
  • Negative Cutter: Felisa Catalinas
  • Second Assistant Director: Guillermo Escribano
  • Special Effects Assistant: Graham Aikman
  • Focus Puller: Salvador Gómez Calle
  • Assistant Editor: María José Almela
  • Second Second Assistant Director: Luis Casacuberta
  • Storyboard Artist: Natalia Montes
  • Conductor: Claudio Ianni
  • Accountant: Javier de Oleza
  • Assistant Accountant: Juan Luis Pedrero
  • Chaperone: Susan Ball
  • Executive Assistant: David Greenbaum
  • Production Runner: Daniel M. Villalba
  • Production Trainee: Claire Amondaray
  • Assistant Sound Engineer: John Bailey

Movie Reviews:

  • Wuchak: Spectral happenings on an estate in the Channel Islands after WWII (no spoilers)

    RELEASED IN 2001 and written & directed by Alejandro Amenábar, “The Others” is a haunted house flick about a woman (Nicole Kidman) who lives in an old manor on one of the Channel Islands with her two photosensitive children immediately after WWII. After three people arrive seeking employment, they increasingly become convinced that the abode is haunted.

    While this is a fantasy movie in that it depicts supernatural happenings, like doors mysteriously opening and closing, these types of unexplainable things have been known to happen. The movie is a serious exploration of what may really be occurring. The mansion seems sterile and there’s a one-dimensional pale ‘look’ to the bulk of the picture, which was intentional for obvious reasons. Speaking of which, the perpetually fog-laden grounds create a nice ghostly ambiance.

    Everything hinges on whether the last act effectively reveals the truth and it does. The film provides intriguing food for thought.

    THE MOVIE RUNS 1 hour, 44 minutes and was shot in Cantabria, Spain (exteriors of the mansion); Penshurst, Kent, England (The Lime Walk) and Madrid.

    GRADE: B/B-

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