Isabelle Fuhrman as Esther in a still from Orphan: First Kill (category IIB), directed by William Brent Bell. Photo: Steve Ackerman. Julia Stiles and Rossif Sutherland co-star.
Isabelle Fuhrman as Esther in a still from Orphan: First Kill (category IIB), directed by William Brent Bell. Photo: Steve Ackerman. Julia Stiles and Rossif Sutherland co-star.

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Orphan: First Kill movie review – Isabelle Fuhrman returns as Esther in belated prequel to 2009 horror hit

  • Isabelle Fuhrman’s character Esther escapes from captivity in Estonia and pretends to be the long-lost daughter of a US family
  • Despite riveting performances from Fuhrman and Julia Stiles, who plays her ‘mother’, the film doesn’t progress beyond a gruesome psycho-horror

Isabelle Fuhrman as Esther in a still from Orphan: First Kill (category IIB), directed by William Brent Bell. Photo: Steve Ackerman. Julia Stiles and Rossif Sutherland co-star.
Isabelle Fuhrman as Esther in a still from Orphan: First Kill (category IIB), directed by William Brent Bell. Photo: Steve Ackerman. Julia Stiles and Rossif Sutherland co-star.
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