- Rated: R
- Run Time: 1 hours, 59 minutes
- Video: Color
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Released: May 15, 2007
- Originally Released: 2006
- Label: New Line Home Video
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo Surround - Spanish
- Dolby Digital 5.1 EX Surround - Spanish
- Dolby Digital DTS-ES 6.1 Discrete - Spanish
- Subtitles - English, Spanish - Optional
- Additional Release Material:
- Audio Commentary: Guillermo del Toro - Director
- Theatrical Trailer
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Academy Awards 2006 -
Best Art Direction
Academy Awards 2006 -
Rolling Stone - 09/07/2006
"For horror that fries your nerves and fires your imagination, Guillermo del Toro is the hellboy of choice."
Box Office - 09/01/2006
3 stars out of 5 -- "In his highly atmospheric film, Del Toro extracts some excellent performances, especially Lopez, who makes his character a monster with some human qualities..."
Total Film - 12/01/2006
4 stars out of 5 -- "[A]n exquisite, dark carnival destined to unspool again and again through troubled brains on many a sleepless night."
Sight and Sound - 12/01/2006
"[Del Toro] is not only a skilled director mining a rich vein in fantasy/horror; he is an artist full stop....Not only del Toro's best film, but also his most demanding and accomplished..."
Premiere - 01/01/2007
4 stars out of 4 -- "Del Toro handles this rich narrative in a way that goes far beyond mere deftness -- this is incredibly passionate filmmaking..."
Entertainment Weekly - 12/29/2006
Included in Entertainment Weekly's "Top 10 Films Of The Year" -- "[A] supple mix of magical realism and surreal movie-technique magic."
New York Times - 12/29/2006
"If this is magic realism, it is also the work of a real magician....[Del Toro is] a thoroughgoing cinephile, steeped in classical technique and film history."
Film Comment - 01/01/2007
Ranked #15 in Film Comment's "20 Best Films Of 2006."
Rolling Stone - 01/25/2007
4 stars out of 4 -- "Del Toro never coddles the audience. He means for us to leave PAN'S LABYRINTH shaken to our souls. He succeeds."
Movieline's Hollywood Life - 01/01/2007
"[A] most original picture that is at once a political melodrama, a poignant family drama and a macabre fairy tale."
Ultimate DVD - 05/01/2007
5 stars out of 5 -- "[B]oth a mystical fairy tale and a brutal commentary on the horrors of war....There's no disputing the sheer beauty of del Toro's masterpiece..."
Fairy Tale |
Fantasy Worlds |
- Theatrical Release: December 29, 2006