Understanding Art: Case Study: Pan’s Labyrinth.
The brilliant Oct 7, 2015 released video essay from Evan Puschak’s about Guillermo del Toro brilliant 2006 Spanish-Mexican dark fantasy film Pan’s Labyrinth called The Disobedient Fairy Tale…
What Makes Del Toro Tick?
Guillermo del Toro loves creating intricate visual puzzles. In Pan’s Labyrinth he combines a child’s magical fantasy world and the chilling reality of Fascist Spain. He explains how he put the pieces together. Read more on DGA here.
PAN’S LABYRINTH (El Laberinto del Fauno) By Guillermo del Toro script.
You can read Guillermo del Toro’s screenplay for El laberinto del fauno (Pan’s Labyrinth) [PDF-in English, PDF-in Spanish]. (NOTE: For educational and research purposes only). The DVD/Blu-ray of the film is available at Amazon.
Beauty and the Beasts…
Guillermo del Toro has combined his love of strange creatures, ghosts and Gothic horror stories with a deep literary sensibility to create genre films uniquely his own. In movies like Pan’s Labyrinth, Hellboy and Pacific Rim, monsters are not just scary—they’re soulful. Read more about the interview from DGA’s Rod Feld here.
Design for Mill’s Interior: Vidal’s Office and Labyrinth Ruins. All images in this page © Carlos Zaragoza or their respective copyright owner.
- Alice Able’s The Moral of the Story: Fairy Tales
- Paul Julian Smith’s Pan’s Labyrint Quarterly Summer 2007, Vol. 60, No. 4.
Mindhole Blowers: 20 Facts About Pan’s Labyrinth That Might Make You Believe in Magic. By Cindy Davis here.
- Pan’s Labyrinth – Audio commentary by Guillermo del Toro.
- The process of bringing the faun from Pan’s Labyrinth to life.
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