What is Tin and Tina about? Netflix Horror Movie Explained

Published: 2023-06-01T10:37:55

Updated: 2023-06-01T10:38:07

With Tin & Tina currently ranking high on the Netflix charts, here’s everything you need to know about the new Spanish horror that’s making waves.

If you like creepy and psychological terror, Spain has been catering to your needs for the last two decades.

Movies like Sleep Tight, Julia’s Eyes, The Skin I Live In, Veronica, The Orphanage, and the REC movies have terrified audiences around the world.

Now we’re adding another movie to that list, with Tin & Tina hitting the big time this week and causing quite a stir on social media.

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Tin & Tina: What is it about?

Here’s the official synopsis: “After a traumatic miscarriage, a young couple adopts two peculiar twins from a convent whose obsession with religion soon unsettles the family.”

If you want to know a little more about the movie, the story begins when Lola (Milena Smith) and Adolfo (Jamie Lorente) discover that they cannot have children shortly after their wedding day.

They return to their hometown, as well as to the house where Adolfo grew up, and decide to adopt from a local convent that provides shelter and education for abandoned children. They run into Tin and Tina, who were left at the convent gates years before, appearing to be refugees from the Village of the Damned.

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Adolfo is suspicious, thinking that the children are too old and strange. But Lola believes that they are just as deserving of love as any other child, so they take the twins in.

But then things get weird: Tin and Tina’s mischievous games turn dark and disturbing, while the twins’ obsession with sin, the Bible, and God’s word threaten to tear the family apart.

The film is an adaptation of a 2013 short of the same name, it hit screens in Spain last March and was released on Netflix this week.

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What are people saying about the new Netflix horror?

Twitter is going crazy over Tin & Tina, with one viewer renaming it “Creepy Ass Kids.”

Another is not a fan of Tin & Tina saying “Hello mommy!” Which is uttered a few times in the movie.

Another tweeter suggests that Tin and Tina aren’t the only villains in the play, as her husband Adolfo “cheats” on his wife throughout the film.

While a frequent comment is that the family dog ​​is the only one with a brain in Tin & Tina.

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Tin & Tina is now streaming on Netflix. For more horror coverage on Dexerto, head here.