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The Devil's Backbone

From Guillermo Del Toro comes this haunting ghost story set in a Spanish orphanage that houses children of left-wing families during the final days of the Civil War. As a huge, unexploded bomb rests in the school's courtyard, Carlos, the young son of a dead war hero, is visited by the spectre of one of the orphanage's late residents who tries to warn him of impending doom. Frederico Luppi, Eduardo Noriega and Marisa Paredes star; co-produced by Pedro Almodovar.

Year: 2001
Genre: Drama, Foreign Language Films, Horror Movies, Spanish & Portuguese Cinema, Film Festivals 2002, Nick's Favourites, Supernatural
Country: Mexico, Spain
Director: Guillermo del Toro
Starring: Federico Luppi, Eduardo Noriega, Marisa Paredes
Duration: 108 Minutes
Rating: R16 - Contains violence and offensive language.
Subtitles: Yes
7.5/10
Location in store: Foreign (Spain)

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