The Devil's Backbone

The living will always be more dangerous than the dead.

The Devil's Backbone (2001)

FantasyDramaHorrorThrillerScience Fiction

After losing his father, 10-year-old Carlos arrives at the Santa Lucia School, which shelters orphans of the Republican militia and politicians, and is taken in by the steely headmistress, Carmen, and the kindly professor, Casares. Soon after his arrival, Carlos has a run-in with the violent caretaker, Jacinto. Gradually, Carlos uncovers the secrets of the school, including the youthful ghost that wanders the grounds.

Director: Guillermo del Toro
Writer: Guillermo del Toro

Release Date: 2001-04-20
Status: Released
Run time: 106 min / 1:46
Budget: $4,500,000
Revenue: $6,459,020
Production Companies : Producciones Anhelo, Canal+ España, Tequila Gang, El Deseo S.A., Sogepaq
Production Countries: Spain, Mexico

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Crew

Directing Guillermo del Toro Director
Writing Guillermo del Toro Screenplay
Production Guillermo del Toro Producer
Sound Javier Navarrete Original Music Composer
Camera Guillermo Navarro Director of Photography
Editing Luis de la Madrid Editor
Art César Macarrón Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up José Vico Costume Design
Production Pedro Almodóvar Producer
Production Sara Bilbatúa Casting
Writing David Muñoz Writer
Writing Antonio Trashorras Writer

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