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Pan's Labyrinth [Criterion Collection] [Blu-ray] [2006]

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Release Date:10/18/2016
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    Ratings & Reviews


    Overall Customer Rating:
    95% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (99 out of 104)

    Special Features


    • Alternate 7.1 surround DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack
    • Animated comics featuring prequel stories for the film's menagerie of creatures
    • Audio Commentary by del Toro from 2007
    • English subtitle translation approved by del Toro
    • Footage of actor Ivana Baquero's audition for the film
    • Four 2007 making-of documentaries examining the characters, special effects, themes, and music of the film
    • Interactive Director's notebook
    • New interview with actor Doug Jones
    • New interview with del Toro by novelist Cornelia Funke about fairy tales, fantasy, and Pan's Labrynth
    • Newly graded 2K digital master, supervised by Director Guillermo del Toro, with 5.1 Surround DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack
    • Plus: An essay by film critic Michael Atkinson
    • Programs comparing selected production storyboards and del Toro's thumbnail sketches with the final film; Visual Effects work for the Green Fairy; and elements of the film's score
    • Trailers and TV Spots

    Synopsis


    Pan's Labyrinth
    Mexican filmmaker Guillermo del Toro returns to the phantasmagorical cinema that defined such early fare as Cronos and The Devil's Backbone with this haunting fantasy-drama set in the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War and detailing the strange journeys of an imaginative young girl who may be the mythical princess of an underground kingdom. Her mother, Carmen (Ariadna Gil), recently remarried to sadistic army captain Vidal (Sergi López) and soon to bear the cruel military man's child, shy young Ofelia (Ivana Baquero) is forced to entertain herself as her recently-formed family settles into their new home nestled deep in the Spanish countryside. As Ofelia's bed-ridden mother lies immobilized in anticipation of her forthcoming child and her high-ranking stepfather remains determined to fulfill the orders of General Francisco Franco to crush a nearby guerilla uprising, the young girl soon ventures into an elaborate stone labyrinth presided over by the mythical faun Pan (Doug Jones). Convinced by Pan that she is the lost princess of legend and that in order to return to her underground home she must complete a trio of life-threatening tasks, Ofelia sets out to reclaim her kingdom and return to her grieving father as Vidal's housekeeper Mercedes (Maribel Verdú) and doctor (Alex Angulo) plot secretly on the surface to keep the revolution alive. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

    Cast & Crew


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      Ariadna Gil - Carmen
    • Ivana Baquero
      Ivana Baquero - Ofelia
    • Sergi López
      Sergi López - Vidal
    • Maribel Verdú
      Maribel Verdú - Mercedes
    • Doug Jones
      Doug Jones - Pan / Pale Man




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