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    Added on: 29/3/2002 08:12
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    Devils Backbone, The (UK)

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    The Living Will Always Be More Dangerous Than The Dead...
    Certificate: 18
    Running Time: 106 mins
    Retail Price: £19.99
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    From acclaimed Mexican horror maestro Guillermo Del Toro (Cronos, Mimic and Blade 2) comes `The Devil`s Backbone`, a truly terrifying spine-tingler combining state of the art special effects with towering performances from a combination of Latin legends (Federico Luppi, `Cronos` and Marisa Paredes, `All About My Mother`) and rising stars (Eduardo Noriega, `Open Your Eyes`).
    A deliciously dark horror, `The Devil`s Backbone` tells the tale of a remote Spanish orphanage during the final days of The Spanish Civil War whose young inhabitants are brutally terrorised by Santi, a decomposing spirit who stalks the building`s dark decaying hallways. But, as the film builds to a grisly, explosive finale, the children learn the true story of Santi`s death and rise up to vow a deadly vengeance on his vicious murderer.

    Produced by Academy Award winner Pedro Almodovar (All About My Mother) and brilliantly shot for maximum suspense by leading cinematographer Guillermo Navarro (Jackie Brown), `The Devil`s Backbone` continues the resurgence in Latin cinema following the global impact of `Amores Perros`.

    Special Features:
    Special effects sequence breakdown
    Storyboard to screen sequences
    Behind the scenes featurette
    Theatrical Trailer
    Optimum trailer showreel

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Letterbox 1.78:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 Spanish
    Dolby Digital Stereo 2.0 Spanish

    Subtitle Tracks:

    Directed By:
    Guillermo del Toro

    Written By:

    Berta Ojea
    Irene Visedo
    Fernando Tielve
    Íñigo Garcés
    Federico Luppi
    Marisa Paredes
    Eduardo Noriega

    Soundtrack By:
    Javier Navarrete

    Director of Photography:
    Guillermo Navarro

    Luis De La Madrid

    Costume Designer:
    José Vico

    Guillermo del Toro
    Michel Ruben
    Rosa Bosch
    Pedro Almodóvar

    Executive Producer:
    Bertha Navarro
    Agustín Almodóvar

    Optimum Releasing

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