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Title Devil's backbone [(DVD) videorecording] = El Espinazo del Diablo / Augustín y Pedro Almodóvar presentan ; una producción El Deseo S.A., Tequila Gang ; con la participación de Sogepaq S.A., Canal+España y Anhelo Producciones ; guión, Guillermo del Toro, Antonio Trashorras, David Muñoz ; productores, Augustín Almodóvar, Bertha Navarro ; dirección, Guillermo del Toro.

Edition Special edition; anamorphic widescreen format (1.85:first).
Imprint [United States] : Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, 2004.
Publication Info. Culver City, Calif. : Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, [2004]
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult DVD Fiction  F DEV    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (108 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, region 1; Dolby digital 5.1.
Language In Spanish, with optional yellow English subtitles.
Cast Marisa Parades, Eduardo Noriega, Federico Luppi, Fernando Tielve, Iñigo Garcés, Irene Visedo, José Manuel Lorenzo, Paco Maestre.
Credits Director of photography, Guillermo Navarro ; editor, Luis de la Madrid ; music, Javier Navarrete.
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 2001.
"Brand new director-supervised HD film transfer"--Container.
Special features: optional audio commentary by del Toro; optional director's thumbnail track (synchronizes selected thumbnail sketches by del Toro to the film); "¿Que es un Fantasma? : the making of 'The Devil's backbone'" featurette (27 min.); 4 deleted scenes, with optional audio commentary by del Toro (4 min. total); 6 thumbnail/storyboard comparisons; 5 photo galleries (characters, art direction/set design, prosthetic effects, thumbnails, del Toro's director's notebook).
For specific features see interactive menu.
Audience MPAA rating: R; for violence, language, and some sensuality.
Summary "Twelve-year-old Carlos is the latest arrival to Santa Lucia School, an imposing stone building that shelters the orphans of the Republican militia and politicians during the last days of the Spanish Civil War. Carlos gradually uncovers the dark ties that bind the inhabitants of the school: hidden riches, sexual intrigue and the restless ghost of a murdered student"--Container.
Contents Start -- Carlos -- Galvez & owl -- Mr. Ayala leaves -- Number 12 -- Jacinto & Conchita -- One who sighs -- Bhisti boys -- "Many of you will die" -- "He can't swim" -- The Devil's backbone -- Swap meet -- The last time -- The legend of Santi -- The condemned -- Careful what you wish for -- "We have to leave" -- Prince without a kingdom -- Prophecy fulfilled -- A new poem -- Watching for his prey -- How Santi died -- "Say you're sorry" -- What Santi wants -- Jacinto returns -- The escape -- Gold! -- Punishment fits the crime.
Subject Orphanages -- Spain -- Drama -- VIdeodiscs.
Spain -- History -- Civil War, 1936-1939 -- Drama -- VIdeodiscs.
Subject Spanish language materials.
Genre Horror films.
Fiction films.
Foreign films.
Feature films.
Feature films Spain.
Spanish language materials.
Added Author Almodóvar, Agustin.
Almodóvar, Pedro.
Toro, Guillermo del, 1964-
Trashorras, Antonio.
Muñoz, David, 1968-
Navarro, Bertha.
Paredes, Marisa, 1946-
Noriega, Eduardo, 1973-
Luppi, Federico.
Tielve, Fernando.
Garcés, Iñigo.
Visedo, Irene, 1978-
Navarro, Guillermo.
Navarrete, Javier, 1956-
Deseo, S.A.
Tequila Gang (Firm)
Sogepaq S.A.
Canal+ España (Firm)
Producciones Anhelo.
Sony Pictures Classics (Firm)
Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm)
Note Title from English subtitles: Devil's backbone
Added Title ¿Que es un Fantasma? : the making of "The Devil's backbone."
ISBN 1404958754
Standard No. 043396056763
Music No. 05676 Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment
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