Creepy and compelling and beautifully shot, The Devil's Backbone is a tale of the supernatural that feels completely natural. Its realness is what makes it so scary.
With The Devil's Backbone, Del Toro pulls an Amenábar by dishing out sophisticated war commentary with bone-chilling dread. show more
It's a horror flick, and a creepily good one, that also functions as an allegory of the war that still haunts Spain seven decades later.