Pans Labyrinth - Greg Dobson 10/10/07 Cultural Event Pan's...

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Greg Dobson 10/10/07 Cultural Event Pan’s Labyrinth Prior to seeing the film Pan’s Labyrinth I expected to be seeing a mildly interesting Spanish fairytale story about a faun. I was wrong to say the least. The movie was not only entertaining enough to keep me engaged from start to finish, but ended up being one I would put at the top of my movie list. The film not only gave me a lovely sense of the fairytale regarding Princess Moanna of the underworld, but an even better depiction of how cruel the post-Civil War Spain had been, particularly from the character Captain Vidal. When Vidal killed the two farmers he unrightfully suspected of being rebels it sent chills down my spine. The cruel nature of his character throughout the movie was a vivid depiction of how intense the war was. Furthermore, the torture scene where the doctor empathetically numbs the rebel and is murdered by Vidal for his actions was truly disturbing. It is no wonder why people like Mercedes, the maid and secret
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course WRITING 101 taught by Professor Neverland during the Spring '08 term at Loyola Maryland.

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