Rating: 10 stars
Seen 2 times
Seen on: 02/11/2019, 01/28/2007 (rewatch)
Living with her tyrannical stepfather in a new home with her pregnant mother, 10-year-old Ofelia feels alone until she explores a decaying labyrinth guarded by a mysterious faun who claims to know her destiny. If she wishes to return to her real father, Ofelia must complete three terrifying tasks.
Rated R | Length 118 minutes
José Luis Torrijo | Alex Angulo | Ivana Baquero | Maribel Verdú | Sergi López | Doug Jones | Ariadna Gil | Roger Casamajor | Federico Luppi | Fernando Tielve | Íñigo Garcés | César Vea | Ivan Massagué | Fernando Albizu | Eusebio Lázaro | Gonzalo Uriarte | Chani Martín | Mario Zorrilla | Manolo Solo | Pepa Pedroche | Francisco Vidal | Juanjo Cucalón | Lina Mira | Sebastián Haro | Mila Espiga | Lalá Gatóo | Ana Sáez | Milo Taboada | Pedro G. Marzo | Chicho Campillo | Pablo Adán
I’ve been wanting to revisit this for a while now. I still think this is probably del Toro’s best film. Now I need to rewatch THE DEVIL’S BACKBONE.
I had no idea that Ivana Baquero, who plays the lead, Ophelia, was in THE NEW DAUGHTER.