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THE DEVIL'S BACKBONE

El espinazo del diablo

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Directed by Guillermo del Toro
Spain, Mexico, 2001
Thriller, History, Horror, Drama

Synopsis

Spain in the last days of the Civil War. Carlos, 10, whose Republican father was killed in battle, is left by his guardian at the Santa Lucia orphanage. The bleak building conceal not only the adults’ dissolute relationships, but also the ghost of a boy who seems bent on making contact with Carlos.

Synopsis

Spain in the last days of the Civil War. Carlos, 10, whose Republican father was killed in battle, is left by his guardian at the Santa Lucia orphanage. The bleak building conceal not only the adults’ dissolute relationships, but also the ghost of a boy who seems bent on making contact with Carlos.

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The Devil's BackboneDirected byGuillermo del Toro

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Locarno International Film Festival
2001

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