Pan's Labyrinth is a gorgeous, intense, and heartbreaking dark fairy tale that just may be Guillermo del Toro's best work, and The Criterion Collection is blessing us with a Special Edition of the film that not only boasts a brand new director-supervised 2K scan, but a slew of bonus features.
- Newly graded 2K digital master, supervised by director Guillermo del Toro, with 5.1 surround DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack on the Blu-ray.
- Alternate 7.1 surround DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack on the Blu-ray.
- Audio commentary by del Toro from 2007.
- New interview with del Toro by novelist Cornelia Funke about fairy tales, fantasy, and Pan’s Labyrinth.
- New interview with actor Doug Jones.
- Four 2007 making-of documentaries examining the characters, special effects, themes, and music of the film.
- Interactive director’s notebook.
- Footage of actor Ivana Baquero’s audition for the film.
- Animated comics featuring prequel stories for the film’s menagerie of creatures.
- Programs comparing selected production storyboards and del Toro’s thumbnail sketches with the final film; visual effects work for the Green Fairy; and elements of the film’s score.
- Trailers and TV spots.
- English subtitle translation approved by del Toro.
- PLUS: An essay by film critic Michael Atkinson.
Pan's Labyrinth is a stunning piece of cinema that deserves to be seen by Horror fans, or fans of movies in general. Add this disc to your collection and thank us later.