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Pan's Labyrinth, or El Laberinto del Fauno (The Labyrinth of the Faun), is a Spanish-Mexican dark fantasy film directed by Guillermo del Toro. It was released in 2006.

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Who was “The Pan” in Pan's Labyrinth?

In Spanish, faun is fauno. Why did the English version insist on making the faun into Pan himself? Who was Pan? Why include the god of forests and nature?
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What do the different creatures in Pan's Labyrinth represent?

In this question on Pan's Labyrinth: Is the "Pale Man" from Pan's Labyrinth based on any mythological character? the accepted answer includes this quote from del Toro: “The idea in ‘...
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Is the “Pale Man” from Pan's Labyrinth based on any mythological character?

I'm talking about this guy: Easily the creepiest part of an already very visually creepy movie. What I'm wondering is if there's anything like this guy in pre-existing mythology, or if he sprung ...
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What if Ofelia Opened the Wrong Doorway?

In Pan's Labyrinth, there is one scene where Ofelia has to open the correct doorway to get a dagger. The fairies tell her to open one door but she opens a different one, which turns out to be correct. ...