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Title El espinazo del diablo [(Blu-ray) videorecording] = The devil's backbone/ writtien by Guillermo del Toro, Antonio Trashorras and David Muñoz ; directed by Guillermo del Toro.

Edition Director-approved Blu-ray special ed.
Publication Info. [New York] : Criterion Collection, [2013]
Imprint [New York] : Criterion Collection, [2013]
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Blu-ray Foreign Films  SPANISH ESPINA    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Blu-ray Foreign Films  SPANISH ESPINA    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (108 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
digital optical surround DTS-HD MA rda
video file Blu-ray region A rda
Motion picture
Series Criterion collection ; 666.
System Details Blu-ray, Region A, 16:9 widescreen (1.85:1) aspect ratio, DTS HD Master Audio 5.1; requires Blu-ray player.
Language Spanish dialogue with optional English subtitles.
Cast Marisa Paredes, Eduardo Noriega, Federico Luppi, Fernando Tielve, Íñigo Garcés, Irene Visedo, José Manuel Lorenzo.
Credits Editor, Luis de la Madrid ; music, Javier Navarrete ; director of photography, Guillermo Navarro.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 2001.
MPAA rating: R
Special features: New, restored 2K digital film transfer, supervised by director Guillermo del Toro and director of photography Guillermo Navarro, with 5.1 surround DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack ; Audio commentary featuring del Toro ; Video introduction by del Toro from 2010 ; New and archival interviews with del Toro about the creation of his film ; Que es un fantasma? , a 2004 making of documentary ; Interactive director's notebook ; Four deleted scenes, with commenatary by del Toro ; new interview with scholar Sebastiaan Faber about the film's depiction of the Spanish Civil War ; Program comparing del Toro's thumbnail sketches and Carlos Gimenez's storyboards with the final film ; Selected on-screen presentation of del Toro's thumbnail sketches ; Trailer ; New English subtitle translation by del Toro ; PLUS: An essay by critic Mark Kermode.
Audience MPAA rating: R; for violence, language and some sexuality.
Summary The most personal film by Guillermo del Toro is also among his most frightening and emotionally layered. Set during the final week of the Spanish Civil War, The tale of a ten-year-old boy who, after his freedom-fighting father is killed, is sent to a haunted rural orphanage full of terrible secrets. Del Toro effectively combines gothic ghost story, murder mystery, and historical melodrama in a stylish concoction that reminds us that the scariest monsters are often the human ones.
Subject Haunted places -- Spain -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Orphans -- Spain -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Orphanages -- Spain -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Spain -- History -- Civil War, 1936-1939 -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Spain (OCoLC)fst01204303 -- Videodiscs.
Civil War (Spain : 1936-1939) (OCoLC)fst01352321 -- Videodiscs.
Chronological Term 1936-1939 -- Videodiscs.
Subject Spanish language materials.
Genre Drama. (OCoLC)fst01423879
Feature films. (OCoLC)fst01710384
Fiction films. (OCoLC)fst01710264
Historical films. (OCoLC)fst01710314
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Horror films. (OCoLC)fst01710373
War films. (OCoLC)fst01710402
Historical films.
War films.
Horror films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Blu-ray discs.
Spanish language materials.
Added Author Toro, Guillermo del, 1964- screenwriter, film director.
Almodóvar, Agustin, film producer.
Almodóvar, Pedro, film producer.
Trashorras, Antonio, screenwriter.
Muñoz, David, 1968- screenwriter.
Navarro, Bertha, film producer.
Paredes, Marisa, 1946- actor.
Noriega, Eduardo, 1973- actor.
Luppi, Federico, actor.
Tielve, Fernando, actor.
Garcés, Iñigo, actor.
Visedo, Irene, 1978- actor.
Lorenzo, José Manuel, 1959- actor.
Maestre, Francisco, actor.
Madrid, Luis de la, editor of moving image work.
Macarrón, César, production designer.
Navarrete, Javier, 1956- composer (expression)
Navarro, Guillermo, director of photography.
Soto, Javier, 1969- interviewer.
Giménez, Carlos, 1941- artist.
Faber, Sebastiaan, 1969- interviewee.
Kermode, Mark, author of added text.
Deseo, S.A.
Tequila Gang (Firm)
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Added Title Espinazo del diablo
Note Devil's backbone
ISBN 9781604657425
Standard No. 715515107716
Music No. CC2279BD The Criterion Collection
CC2686BD-2 The Criterion Collection
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