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After losing his father, 10-year-old Carlos arrives at the Santa Lucia School, which shelters orphans of the Republican militia and politicians, and is taken in by the steely headmistress, Carmen, and the kindly professor, Casares. Soon after his arrival, Carlos has a run-in with the violent caretaker, Jacinto. Gradually, Carlos uncovers the secrets of the school, including the youthful ghost that...

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Directed by

Guillermo del Toro

Written by

Guillermo del Toro (Screenplay)
Antonio Trashorras (Writer)
David Muñoz (Writer)

Runtime

106 minutes

Country

Spain, Mexico

Language

Spanish

Tagline

The living will always be more dangerous than the dead.

Cast

Keywords

murder supernatural revenge spanish civil war war dormitory explosion bomb fight orphanage fear bully 1930s

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