Guillermo del Toro’s ‘Pan’s Labyrinth’ Coming to 4K Disc and Digital Oct. 1

Pan’s Labyrinth, the 2006 dark fairy tale written and directed by Academy Award-winner Guillermo del Toro, will be released on Ultra HD Blu-ray combo pack and digital Oct. 1 from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment.

The story takes place following a bloody civil war as young Ofelia enters a world of unimaginable cruelty when she moves in with her new stepfather, a tyrannical military officer.  Armed with only her imagination, Ofelia discovers a mysterious labyrinth and meets a faun who sets her on a path to saving herself and her ailing mother.  But soon, the lines between fantasy and reality begin to blur, and before Ofelia can turn back, she finds herself at the center of a ferocious battle between good and evil.

The film won three Academy Awards, three BAFTA Awards, the Ariel Award for Best Picture, the Saturn Award for Best International Film, and the 2007 Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation, Long Form.  The film also appeared on more than 20 critic’s top 10 lists for 2006.

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Produced by del Toro, Bertha Navarro, Alfonso Cuaron, Frida Torresblanco, and Alvaro Augustin, the film stars Serio Lopez, Maribel Verdu, Ivana Baquero, Doug Jones, Ariadna Gil, and Alex Angulo and is narrated by Pablo Adan.

Pan’s Labyrinth will be available on Ultra HD Blu-ray combo pack featuring an Ultra HD Blu-ray disc with the feature film in 4K with HDR; a Blu-ray disc of the film; and more than seven hours of previously released special features, including an audio commentary by del Toro. Features also include a video prologue by del Toro; “The Power of Myth”; “The Faun and the Fairies”; “The Color and the Shape”; and “The Director’s Notebook.”

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