Childish Games - Poster and Synopsis

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Childish Games - Poster and Synopsis

Evil children are center stage in Childish Games and are our true to life little monsters. Remember Children of the Corn or The Children etc. A psychological thriller that is now in post-production and will be released sometime in 2012. Written and directed by Antonio Chaverrias. Childish Games stars Juan Diego and Barbara Lennie.


Synopsis: "Daniel receives an unexpected, and unwanted, visit from a friend who he hasn’t seen since his childhood. His friend is obsessed with his daughter and insists that Daniel has to meet her. Daniel does his best to get rid of him and tries to forget the incident. That same night his friend commits suicide.

Laura, Daniel’s wife, suggests they go to his friend’s funeral. There they meet his daughter, a little girl, barely seven years old, who since the death of her father has been taken into foster care. Laura convinces all parties that the best thing is for the little girl to go and stay with them.

But the little girl’s presence in the house starts to have an adverse effect on the couple when fears and memories which Daniel thought he had long since buried start to come creeping back inside his head. The same obsessions and fears that took the life of his friend start to take control of Daniel. A growing sense of isolation engulfs Daniel in the house, which until the arrival of the little girl, he had thought belonged to him."

childish games

Childish Games (2012)

Directed by Antonio Chavarrías, Antonio Chavarrías


Movie Overview | Trailer

Official Synopsis: The teachers Daniel and Laura work at the same school and live together. Laura wants to have a baby, but her gynecologist has just informed that she cannot have children. One day, a weird man named Mario meets Daniel at school and asks him to visit his daughter Julia to help him but Daniel tells that she should go to the doctor to seek for help. A couple of days later, Mario commits suicide and Daniel sees on the front page of a newspaper. Laura tells to Daniel that they should go to the funeral and Daniel accepts her suggestion. When Laura sees Julia, she requests to be the temporary guardianship until a member of the family claims for her. Daniel is affected by the presence of Julia and calls her Clara. Soon a dark and creepy secret of Daniel and Mario's past haunt Daniel, affecting his relationship with Laura.
Cast: Juan Diego Botto, Raúl Páez, Àgata Roca, Bárbara Lennie, Josep Espígol, Adrián Bermúdez, Mágica Pérez, Casimir Sancho, Pedro Muiño, Marc…
Genres: Horror, Thriller