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Summary A ghost story set in a Catholic orphanage during the Spanish Civil War.

The Devil's Backbone

Metascore Generally Favorable Based on 30 Critic Reviews
78
User Score Universal Acclaim Based on 145 User Ratings
8.2
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Summary A ghost story set in a Catholic orphanage during the Spanish Civil War.

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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 30 Critic Reviews
78
97% Positive
29 Reviews
3% Mixed
1 Review
0% Negative
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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 30 Critic Reviews
78
97% Positive
29 Reviews
3% Mixed
1 Review
0% Negative
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Universal Acclaim Based on 145 User Ratings
8.2
88% Positive
128 Ratings
4% Mixed
6 Ratings
8% Negative
11 Ratings

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Universal Acclaim Based on 145 User Ratings
8.2
88% Positive
128 Ratings
4% Mixed
6 Ratings
8% Negative
11 Ratings

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Production Company El Deseo, Tequila Gang, Sogepaq, Canal+ España, Anhelo Producciones
Release Date Nov 21, 2001
Duration 1 h 46 m
Rating R
Tagline The living will always be more dangerous than the dead.
Fangoria Chainsaw Awards
4 Nominations
Gérardmer Film Festival
• 3 Wins & 3 Nominations
Goya Awards
2 Nominations