The Devil’s Backbone

Screening 22 May

Spain – Guillermo del Toro – 107 mins

05 The Devil's Backbone 1 An atmospheric ghost story set in the last months of the Spanish civil war. Carlos, the young protagonist, arrives at a refuge run by Republican sympathisers, which turns out to be haunted. With an array of fascinating characters, the film is an allegory of the civil war, but is also a rich reflection on good and evil and on the nature of belief itself.


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