El Espinazo del Diablo
GUILLERMO DEL TORO
MEXICO/SPAIN, 2001, 35mm, VO ST FR, 107’
During the Spanish civil war, the young Carlos ends in a catholic orphanage where the ghost of a mysteriously disappeared boy walks around. Del Toro mixes gothic horror and historical melodrama into a stylish whole and reminds us that the most frightening monsters are fellow human beings.