|Train of Shadows|
|Directed by||José Luis Guerín|
|Written by||José Luis Guerín|
|Produced by|| Joan Antoni González |
|Edited by|| Manel Almiñana |
José Luis Guerín
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It received the Méliès d'Or for Best European Fantastic Film.
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