Saturday, July 14, 2007

The Devil's Backbone

Just finished watching it, good film, very good, although a bit rough & violent, but very well made.

[Review on Allmovie] , [Meta Critics]

A very entertaining, unusual, and artistic approach to the horror/ghost movie-genre.

Directed by, "Guillermo del Toro" the Mexican director whose "Pan's Labyrinth" was Academy's favorite this year:

Best Art Direction (win)Eugenio Caballero 2006Academy
Best Art Direction (win)Pilar Revuelta 2006Academy
Best Cinematography (win)Guillermo Navarro 2006Academy
Best Foreign Film (nom)Guillermo del Toro 2006Academy
Best Makeup (win)David Marti 2006Academy
Best Makeup (win)Montse Ribe 2006Academy
Best Music Score (nom)Javier Navarrete 2006Academy
Best Original Screenplay (nom)Guillermo del Toro 2006Academy

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