As four siblings reunite for the funeral of their mother, Orphans blends realist drama, wildly absurdist humour, and moving social observation. Gleefully unsentimental and taking wicked delight in subverting audience expectations, Orphans is a dark, dangerous, funny and extraordinarily touching modern classic of Scottish cinema.
High Definition remaster
Original 5.1 surround sound and stereo audio tracks
Audio commentary with writer-director Peter Mullan (2000)
Orphans Reunited (2019, 60 mins): Hopscotch Films’ 20th-anniversary documentary featuring interviews with Mullan, actors Douglas Henshall, Gary Lewis, Stephen McCole, and Rosemarie Stevenson, composer Craig Armstrong, and others
The Making of ‘Orphans’ (2000, 33 mins): archival documentary featuring behind-the-scenes footage
Deleted scenes with optional director commentary (12 mins)
Audition tapes with optional director commentary (17 mins)
Three short films directed by Mullan: Close (1994, 17 mins), Good Day for the Bad Guys (1995, 23 mins), and Fridge (1995, 21 mins)
Original theatrical trailer
Image gallery: publicity and promotional material
New and improved English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
Limited edition exclusive 40-page booklet with a new essay by Michael Pattison, an archival article by Mullan, Mullan’s open letter to FilmFour, critical responses, and film credits
Limited edition of 3,000 copies
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