An otherworldly fairy tale set against the backdrop of Cold War-era America in 1962. In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Eliza—who is mute—is trapped in a life of silence and isolation. But her life is changed forever when she and her co-worker Zelda discover a secret classified experiment.
Set during the final week of the Spanish Civil War, The Devil's Backbone tells the tale of a twelve-year-old boy who, after his freedom-fighting father is killed, is sent to a haunted rural orphanage full of terrible secrets.
Spain, 1944. The Spanish Civil War is officially over, but a small rebel group continues to fight in the mountainous northern region of Navarra. Ten-year-old Ofelia moves to Navarra with her pregnant mother to meet her stepfather, a fascist captain determined to annihilate the rebels. The captain lives in a decrepit mill with a tumbledown labyrinth behind it. There lives Pan, a satyr who claims to know the girl’s true identity and fate.
When her heart is stolen by a seductive stranger, a young woman is swept away to a house atop a mountain of blood-red clay: a place filled with secrets that will haunt her forever. Between desire and darkness, between mystery and madness, lies the truth behind Crimson Peak.
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