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Studying Pan's Labyrinth

Tanya Jones

Abstract

Pan's Labyrinth (2006) is a film of extraordinary technical achievement and intense emotional impact, garnering acclaim from both critics and audiences alike. Such a rich cinematic text demands close scrutiny and comprehensive study. This book begins with a close study of Pan's Labyrinth as a very challenging piece of film-making. It talks about Pan's Labyrinth's stunning visual beauty, haunting lullaby theme that evoke the tragedy of the protagonist Ofelia, and masterful combination of fantasy and horror conventions to produce a barbed, threatening, but beautiful, cinematic landscape. The bo ... More

Keywords: Pan's Labyrinth, film, movie, technical achievement, emotional impact, human experience, political conflict, film production, film distribution, film exhibition

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9781906733308
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: February 2021 DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9781906733308.001.0001

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Tanya Jones, author

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