Theatrical Release Date: 23 Nov 2006
Home Ent. Release Date: 11 Mar 2007
Running Time: 118 mins
PAN'S LABYRINTH is a fanciful and chilling story set against the backdrop of a fascist regime in 1944 rural Spain. The film centers on Ofelia, a lonely and dreamy child living with her mother and adoptive father; a military officer tasked with ridding the area of rebels. In her loneliness, Ofelia creates a world filled with fantastical creatures and secret destinies. With post-war repression at its height, Ofelia must come to terms with her world through a fable of her own creation. Produced, written and directed by del Toro, PAN'S LABYRINTH was produced by Telecinco, through its production arm, Estudios Picasso, headed by Álvaro Augustin, Tequla Gang's Bertha Navarro and del Toro and Esperanto Filmoj's Alfonso Cuarón and Frida Torresblanco. The film's producers are Cuarón, del Toro, Torresblanco and Navarro. The executive producer is Augustin. Longtime del Toro collaborator Guillermo Navarro served as director of photography. The film stars: Mirabel Verdú (Y tu mamá también); Sergi Lopez (Dirty Pretty Things); Ivana Baquero (Fragile) and Doug Jones (Hellboy).