Spanish psychological thriller. Elena Anaya stars as Maria, a mother who loses her young son while heading off on holiday to the island of El Hierro by ferry. When the police find what they believe to be the boy's body on the island, Maria is adamant that it is not him. However, the police order her to stay on the island until a DNA test has been carried out. During her time there, the distraught Maria is haunted by paranoid dreams and hallucinations as she sets out on her own personal quest to find her missing son.
United Kingdom released, PAL/Region 2 DVD: LANGUAGES: Spanish ( Dolby Digital 5.1 ), English ( Subtitles ), WIDESCREEN (2.35:1), SPECIAL FEATURES: Interactive Menu, Scene Access, Trailer(s), SYNOPSIS: From the producers of PAN'S LABYRINTH and THE ORPHANGE, this creepy supernatural thriller centres on Maria, a marine biologist. With her five year-old son Diego in tow, Maria journeys to the isolated island of El Hierro for a well-deserved break. Her recreation is however short lived when Diego vanishes on the ferry. With the police writing-off Diego's disappearance as a case of the child simply falling overboard Maria returns home. But six months later she is called and asked to return to El Hierro when a child's body is discovered on the shore. Rejecting the notion that the body is that of her son and confined to the island until a judge-sanctioned DNA test can be carried out, Maria decides to launch an investigation of her own... SCREENED/AWARDED AT: Fantasporto Awards, ...Hierro