About

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.

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Directed by

Guillermo del Toro

Written by

Guillermo del Toro (Screenplay)
Raúl Monge (Storyboard)

Runtime

118 minutes

Country

United States of America, Spain, Mexico

Language

Spanish

Tagline

What happens when make-believe believes it's real?

Cast

Keywords

love woods spain army princess resistance king fairy fairy tale mythological children in wartime servant anti hero franco regime hiding labyrinth

Photos

Lists

#129 on IMDb top 250 IMDb

#550 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#30 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#132 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

Awards

Oscar for Best Achievement in Makeup

Oscar for Best Achievement in Cinematography Guillermo Navarro

Oscar for Best Achievement in Art Direction Eugenio Caballero Pilar Revuelta

Oscar nomination for Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score Javier Navarrete