Guillermo del Toro’s darkly beautiful fairy tale — about a young girl who discovers a magical underworld of both beauty and horror in the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War — won three Academy Awards and has been hailed as a modern classic.
Guillermo del Toro
A grim fairytale worthy of the Brothers, Guillermo del Toro's film haunts like few others. Host to some of his most indelible creature creations — the "Pale Man" has since become an iconic character in movie monster lore — this darkly gorgeous dreamscape grafts the style of the contemporary horror film onto an anti-fascist political allegory.
Pan's Labyrinth is more than an international blockbuster; it elevated del Toro to the company of Peter Jackson and Tim Burton as one of the cinema's leading fabulists. This film can be counted among the decade's most compelling classics, and it will continue to inspire awe in audiences for decades to come.