Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Symbolic Trees of Cinema - "Pan's Labyrinth" 2006

In Guillermo del Toro's "Pan's Labyrinth," Ofelia is living in fascist Spain--a brutal time in Spanish history. Her fantasy world helps her escape. She's given some tasks to prove herself, one of which is to save this dying tree from the creature within that's causing its destruction. Not many film heroines get to save a tree. Hat's off to this fearless little girl.

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