The Devil's Backbone

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Spain, 1939. In the last days of the Spanish Civil War, the young Carlos arrives at the Santa Lucía orphanage, where he will make friends and enemies as he follows the quiet footsteps of a mysterious presence eager for revenge.

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Das Rückgrat des Teufels, Djevelens ryggrad, Ďáblova páteř, La spina del diavolo, L'Échine du diable, Nas Costas do Diabo, Kręgosłup diabła, Хребет дьявола, Princ bez království, Ördöggerinc, 鬼童院, デビルズ・バックボーン, Şeytanın Bel Kemiği, ילדים של אף אחד, A Espinha do Diabo, 악마의 등뼈, Хребет диявола, 神鬼第六感2:魔鬼之心, Diablova chrbtica, Velnio stuburas, Гръбнакът на дявола, Xương Quỷ​, Στη ράχη του διαβόλου, เด็กผีวิญญาณพยาบาท

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02 Sep 2001
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09 Sep 2001
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19 Sep 2001
  • Flag for Greece Greece Athens Film Festival
28 Jul 2002
  • Flag for Germany Germany16 München Fantasy Filmfest

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01 Feb 2007
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20 Apr 2001
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19 Oct 2001
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30 Nov 2001
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08 May 2002
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22 Nov 2002
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09 Sep 2001
  • Premiere Toronto International Film Festival
08 May 2002
  • Theatrical12
28 Jul 2002
  • Premiere16 München Fantasy Filmfest
19 Sep 2001
  • Premiere Athens Film Festival
19 Oct 2001
  • TheatricalB
22 Nov 2002
  • TheatricalM/12
01 Feb 2007
  • Theatrical limited
20 Apr 2001
  • Theatrical12
30 Nov 2001
  • Theatrical15
02 Sep 2001
  • Premiere Telluride Film Festival

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