The Devil's Backbone

TitleThe Devil's Backbone
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication2001
Authorsdel Toro, Guillermo
Running Time106 minutes
Date Released2001
DistributorWarner Sogefilms A.I.E.
CountrySpain
Publication Languagespanish
Abstract

During the final weeks of the Spanish Civil War, a young boy uncovers secrets of the past. Carlos arrives at a Catholic school serving as an orphanage for children of Republican supporters. He encounters ghosts that lead him to discover betrayals, obsessions, and cruelties. 

Cast

Marisa Paredes

Eduardo Noriega

Federico Luppi

Fernando Tielve

Íñigo Garcés

Credits

Produced by Pedro Almodóvar and Guillermo del Toro

Directed by Guillermo del Toro

Written by Guillermo del Toro, David Muñoz, and Antonio Trashorras

Cinematography by Guillermo Navarro

Edited by Luis De La Madrid

Music by Javier Navarrete

Genre

Horror, War

Original PublicationEl Espinazo del Diablo
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