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Pan's Labyrinth (The Criterion Collection) [Blu-ray]

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Actor: Ivana Baquero

Audience Rating: R (Restricted)

Director: Guillermo del Toro

Edition: Criterion Collection

Format: AC-3

Genre: Military & War

Number Of Discs: 1

Publisher: Criterion Collection

Release Date: 2016-10-18

Running Time: 119

Details: An Academy Award winning dark fable set five years after the end of the Spanish Civil War, Pan s Labyrinth encapsulates the rich visual style and genre-defying craft of Guillermo del Toro (The Devil s Backbone, Cronos). Eleven-year-old Ofelia (Ivana Baquero, in a mature and tender performance) comes face to face with the horrors of fascism when she and her pregnant mother are uprooted to the countryside, where her new stepfather (Sergi López), a sadistic captain in General Franco s army, hunts down Republican guerrillas who refuse to give up the fight. The violent reality in which she lives merges seamlessly with a fantastical interior world when Ofelia meets a faun in a decaying labyrinth and is set on a strange, mythic journey that is at once terrifying and beautiful. In his revisiting of this bloody period in Spanish history, del Toro creates a vivid depiction of the monstrosities of war infiltrating a child s imagination and threatening the innocence of youth.

DIRECTOR-APPROVED BLU-RAY SPECIAL EDITION FEATURES
- Newly graded 2K digital master, supervised by director Guillermo del Toro, with 5.1 surround DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack
- Alternate DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 surround soundtrack
- Audio commentary by del Toro from 2007
- New interview with del Toro by novelist Cornelia Funke about fairy tales, fantasy, and Pan s Labyrinth
- New interview with actor Doug Jones
- Four 2007 making-of documentaries, examining the characters, production, special effects, themes, and music of the film
- Interactive director s notebook
- Footage of actor Ivana Baquero s audition for the film
- Animated comics featuring prequel stories for the film s menagerie of creatures
- 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
- PLUS: An essay by film critic Michael Atkinson

UPC: 715515186810

EAN: 0715515186810