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Guillermo del Toro’s Masterpiece PAN’S LABYRINTH Debuts On 4K Ultra-HD Blu-ray October 1st!

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment announced today that Pan’s Labyrinth, the highly-acclaimed 2006 modern day 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 on October 1.

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WARNER BROS. HOME ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES

PAN’S LABYRINTH

TO BE RELEASED ON 4K UHD WITH HDR

BLU-RAY COMBO PACK

AND DIGITAL

 

GUILLERMO DEL TORO’S AWARD-WINNING AND VISUALLY STUNNING

FANTASY CLASSIC TO BE AVAILABLE IN 4K RESOLUTION

WITH HIGH DYNAMIC RANGE (HDR) FOR THE FIRST TIME

Written and directed by del Toro (Hellboy, Pacific Rim, The Shape of Water), Pan’s Labyrinth premiered at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival where it received a 22-minute standing ovation, followed by its North American premiere at the 2006 Toronto International Film Festival.  The critically-acclaimed film won multiple awards, including 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 ten lists for 2006.

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.

Ultra HD* showcases 4K resolution with High Dynamic Range (HDR) and a wider color spectrum, offering consumers brighter, deeper, more lifelike colors for a home entertainment viewing experience like never before.

Pan’s Labyrinth will be available on Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack for $41.99 SRP*, and features an Ultra HD Blu-ray disc with the feature film in 4K with HDR and a Blu-ray disc of Pan’s Labyrinth. Fans can also own Pan’s Labyrinth in 4K Ultra HD via purchase from select digital retailers beginning on October 1. The Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack of Pan’s Labyrinth will include more than seven hours of previously released special features, including an audio commentary by Guillermo del Toro.

SYNOPSIS

Following a bloody civil war, 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.

Ultra HD Blu-ray Elements

Pan’s Labyrinth Ultra HD disc contains the following special features:

·         Audio commentary by Guillermo del Toro

Pan’s Labyrinth Blu-ray disc contains the following special features:

·   Audio commentary by Guillermo del Toro

·   Video prologue by Guillermo del Toro

·   The Power of Myth

·   The Faun and the Fairies

·   The Color and the Shape

·   The Director’s Notebook

Ultra HD Blu-ray Languages: Castillian Spanish

Ultra HD Blu-ray Subtitles: English SDH, Latin Spanish

Running Time: 119 minutes

Rating: Rated R

DOLBY 5.1 Master Audio   [CC]

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Writer/Reviewer, lifelong obsessive film nerd. As eager to educate in the world of film as I am to learn. An avid lover of horror, schlock and trash, Brandon hosts the Cult Cinema Cavalcade podcast on the Creative Zombie Studios Network (www.cultcinemacavalcade.com) You can also find more essays on his blog Naptown Nerd (naptownnerd.blogspot.com).

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