The Devil’s Backbone (2001)

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El espinazo del diablo (original title) Summary:  In the thick of the Spanish Civil War, the son of a fallen Republican hero, Carlos (Fernando Tielve), is left at a small orphanage in a remote location far from any town, village or civilisation.  He quickly meets … Continue reading

Cronos (1993)

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Summary:  An old, happily settled antiques dealer (Federico Luppi) discovers a curious device mysteriously hidden inside the hollow base of a 450 year old statue.  Fascinated but unaware of its purpose, he begins to unwind the device until a golden, scarab-like … Continue reading