The Devil’s Backbone [El espinazo del diablo]

Directed By: Guillermo del Toro

April 20, 2001 / Spanish / 106 min

Set at an isolated and haunted orphanage during the final year of the Spanish Civil War, Guillermo del Toro’s underappreciated precursor to Pan’s Labyrinth fuses political and supernatural horror in this creepy meditation of the nature of ghost stories.

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  • Fall 2022