Guillermo Del Toro's The Devil's Backbone
Released in 2001, Guillermo del Toro's The Devil's Backbone marked him as a director with the unique ability to mix the macabre with the sublime. Seen by del Toro as a spiritual companion piece to his Oscar-winning Pan's Labyrinth (2006), The Devil's Backbone explores similar themes against the backdrop of the same brutal conflict that turned ordinary men into monsters.
This book is written in close collaboration with the director and provides a gripping account of the film's creation, covering everything from del Toro's initial musings to the haunting designs to the truly exquisite concept art.
This behind-the-scenes look at del Toro's gothic horror masterpiece is complete with interviews and photography from the set, making this a must-have for any fan of the haunting world of Guillermo del Toro.