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Pan's Labyrinth

Spain 2006                                             Directed by Guillermo Del Toro                                           Certificate  15
 
Spain, 1944. Young Ofelia (Baquero) is taken by her pregnant mother (Gil) to live with her Fascist commander stepfather (López) in a remote town. There she meets a faun (Jones) who tells her that if she performs certain tasks she will become queen of a magical land.
 
"Dark, twisted and beautiful, this entwines fairy-tale fantasy with war-movie horror to startling effect. "  Empire Films
 
A favourite film of many of our committee - something different for March.
 
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