[tv] Wednesday, 21 August 2013 : The program on tv tonight

Each day, we advise you to take 2 films to see on tv that night : a film on the set of strings and another, exclusively on TNT.

In the programme tonight : A SINGLE MAN on Arte and The SPINE OF the DEVIL on Cine FX.

  • ON TNT


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  •  Read our review of the film

Adapted from a novel of the same name by British Christopher Isherwood, A Single Man depicts the portrait of George Falconer, a university professor of middle age, whose companion died in a car accident. Eight months later, “to wake up every morning is a pain” to George, who loses the will to live, despite the comfort brought by his old friend Charley, she is also plagued by loneliness. Witness the drift, a young student named Kenny, to be close to him.

Technical data sheet

Achievement : Tom Ford

Screenplay : David Scearce, Tom Ford

Main actors : Colin Firth, Julianne Moore, Nicholas Hoult

Country of origin : United States

Genre : Drama

Duration : 100 minutes

Music : Abel Korzeniowski

Production : Tom Ford

Distribution company : Mars Distribution

Budget : 7 000 000 $

Release date : February 24, 2010


• The Grand Prize of the Union de la critique de cinema (UCC)

• BAFTA Awards 2010 : Best actor for Colin Firth

Source : Wikipedia

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During the War of Spain, Carlos, a twelve year old boy whose father is deceased, arrives in Santa Lucia, a catholic school for orphans. It is handed over to the care of Carmen, the director, and professor Casares. But he has to face the hostility of his comrades and Jacinto, the man to do everything. By the way, this place hostile hides behind its walls two secrets : the gold of the republican cause and the ghost of a child that haunts the basement.

Technical data sheet

Original title : El espinazo del diablo

Realization : Guillermo del Toro

Screenplay : Guillermo del Toro, Antonio Trashorras, David Muñoz

Main actors : José Manuel Lorenzo, Marisa Paredes, Eduardo Noriega

Production companies : El Deseo S.A., Tequila Gang, Sogepaq, Canal+ 1, Anhelo Producciones

Country of origin : Spain, Mexico

Genre : Drama horror

Released : may 8, 2002

Duration : 106 minutes

Music : Javier Navarrete

Photography : Guillermo Navarro

Editing : Luis de la Madrid

Set design : Pablo Perona Navarro, María del Pilar Revuelta

Costumes : José Vico

Production : Agustín Almodóvar, Bertha Navarro, Alfonso Cuarón

Executive producers : Pedro Almodóvar, Guillermo del Toro

Associate producer : Michel Ruben

Co-producer : Rosa Bosch

Distribution : Mars Distribution

Format : Couleurs – 1,85:1 – Dolby Digital – 35 mm

Movie no one under 12 years of age upon its release in France


• The film is a longtime project of Guillermo del Toro. The scenario is supplemented by that of two Spanish critics, Antonio Trashorras and David Muñoz. The film is partly financed and produced by Pedro Almodóvar and his brother Agustín, through their company El Deseo.

• For the scenario of the film, Guillermo del Toro is inspired by the literature of the gothic, anglo-saxon, with authors such as M. R. James, Sheridan Le Fanu and Arthur Machen. He admits to being inspired by films such as Operation fear, ” especially for its scenery “), goodbye children, Los Olvidados, or the Night of The hunter. He also mentions the legend of the ghost of Santi in the mexican city of Chapala : a woman who had drowned in a lake came back to a phantom and carried the people who came on the water.

• The film was shot in Madrid, Spain.


• Fantasy film Festival of Amsterdam-2002 : Grand Prize of money for the best european fantasy film for Guillermo del Toro

• Festival international du film fantastique de Gérardmer 2002 : Prize of the jury, the international critics ‘ Prize and Prize of the jury for the young people of the region of Lorraine

• MTV Movie Awards Latin America 2002 : best mexican working in a foreign country for Guillermo del Toro (also named for Blade 2)

• Young Artist Awards 2002 : best young actor in an international film for Fernando Tielve


• Goya awards 2002 : best costumes, best special effects

• ALMA Awards 2002 : best foreign film

• Saturn Awards 2002 : best horror movie

• Fotogramas de Plata 2002 : best actor for Eduardo Noriega (also named for the Visionary)

• International Horror Guild Awards, 2002 : best film

• International film Festival of Luxembourg 2003 : Grand gold Award for best european fantasy film

Source : Wikipedia

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