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Written and directed by Guillermo del Toro, PAN'S LABYRINTH is a thrilling, violent fairy tale set in post-Civil War Spain. Ivana... Read More
Written and directed by Guillermo del Toro, PAN'S LABYRINTH is a thrilling, violent fairy tale set in post-Civil War Spain. Ivana Baquero stars as Ofelia, a young girl who moves with her mother, Carmen (Ariadna Gil), into the home of Captain Vidal (Sergi Lspez), in an abandoned mill in the middle of dark, dangerous woods. Vidal is leading his team of soldiers against resistance fighters--and he will do whatever is necessary to kill every last one of them. As Vidal bosses around the pregnant Carmen, a flying creature leads Ofelia through a garden labyrinth and into an underground cave ruled by Pan (HELLBOY's Doug Jones), who believes that Ofelia might be the lost princess of this strange yet magical place. To prove she is royalty, Ofelia must complete three tasks, each more difficult and terrifying than the previous one. Meanwhile, Vidal is becoming more and more paranoid, torturing and murdering seemingly at will. Del Toro (THE DEVIL'S BACKBONE, HELLBOY, CRONOS) creates a marvelous battle between good an... Minimize
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44 Reviews from Epinions.com
Mar 29, 2007
Pros: A superlative film in many respects
Cons: Should not be construed as a children's tale simply because of lead actor
A most rewarding journey through a maze of situations. Read More at Epinions.com
Nov 20, 2008
What happens when make-believe believes it's real? PAN'S LABYRINTH
Pros: Earthy and ethereal, this movie is haunting, heartwarming, and horrifying by turns.
Cons: This Faery Tale is not for kids.
This is the 61st movie on IMDB's top list. It is beautiful, gripping and thought provoking. Read More at Epinions.com
Feb 4, 2007
Can a child's imagination overcome EVIL?
Pros: Excellent well done tale.
Cons: May well be too dark and depressing for some.
A dark foreboding fairytale set against a dark foreboding real world. Read More at Epinions.com
Nov 13, 2007
Pan's Labyrinth a Dark, Twisted and Beautiful Adventure
Pros: Baguero, visually impressive, haunting
Cons: some very violent scenes
As alluring as it is abominable. A strange and excellent film. Read More at Epinions.com
Dec 29, 2006
A Magical Realist Fairy Tale, and one of the Best of 2006: Pan's Labyrinth
Pros: Acting, story, visual design, special effects, blend of fairy tale and realism, subtle message, music
Cons: Could be far too gory for kids.
Mexico is having a surge of great, independent directors and their films. Here is one of the finest thriller/fantasy/dramas you'll see in a long while. Read More at Epinions.com
Oct 5, 2008
A Flawless Integration of Fantasy and Reality: Review of Pan's Labyrinth
Pros: Excellent effects, filming and storyline
Highly recommended movie, with great special effects, integrates the fantasy world with the real world. A great directiorial accomplishment. Read More at Epinions.com
Aug 19, 2010
10 Really Good Modern Films: Pan's Labyrinth
Pros: One of the best films ever.
Cons: Shakira is not in it.
The easiest pick when considering a list of really good modern films. Read More at Epinions.com
Dec 28, 2008
What Happens When the Escape is a Bad as Reality
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Jan 21, 2007
Harry Potter Meets The Inquisition
Pros: visually rich, interesting story, great social commentary
Cons: Its dark tone is not for everyone. This is art-house in disguise.
This is not mindless action and digital effects. It's a combination of history, mythology and social commentary. Read More at Epinions.com
Jan 18, 2008
Oct 20, 2010
Dark, Beautiful, and Emotionally Resonant: Pan's Labyrinth is a Heartfelt Spanish Masterpiece!
Pros: EVERYTHING, it truly is a masterpiece.
Cons: None worth mentioning.
Pan's Labyrinth is a beautifully dark masterpiece that I recommend to everyone! Read More at Epinions.com