The Devil's Backbone

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The Devil's Backbone

spain spanish civil war (1936-39) orphanage gothic horror ghost political repression 1930s isolated place supernatural being ghost child

The Devil's Backbone

Release Date: April 20, 2001

Year    :   2001
Slogan    :   «What is a ghost?»
Genres    :   Fantasy, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Production Companies    :   Producciones Anhelo, Canal+ España, Tequila Gang, Sogepaq, El Deseo
Director    :   Guillermo del Toro
Producers    :   Esther García, Agustín Almodóvar, Michel Ruben, Sara Bilbatúa, Bertha Navarro, Rosa Bosch
Writers    :   Guillermo del Toro, Antonio Trashorras, David Muñoz, Carlos Giménez
RunTime    :   108 mins.
Budget    :   4500000
Revenue    :   6582065

Spain, 1939. In the last days of the Spanish Civil War, the young Carlos arrives at the Santa Lucía orphanage, where he will make friends and enemies as he follows the quiet footsteps of a mysterious presence eager for revenge.

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