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.
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.