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The Devil's Backbone


Marisa Paredes, Eduardo Noriega, Federico Luppi, Fernando Tielve View All


Guillermo del Toro (Screenplay), Guillermo del Toro (Director), Antonio Trashorras (Screenplay), David Muñoz (Screenplay) View All

Release: Apr. 20th, 2001
Runtime: 1 hour, 46 minutes
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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More focus on the boys, more focus on the ghost and less underlining of Jacinto's vileness would have improved the film, I think.