SPANISH AS/A2 Study Session: El Laberinto del fauno

Recommended for: AS, A2 and equivalent level Spanish

Capacity: 158 places

Carmen Herrero will introduce the themes and historical background to El Laberinto del fauno, as well as introducing students to aspects of contemporary Spanish and Mexican cinemas. Students will have the opportunity to discuss the events depicted in the film in Spanish, and to complete AS/A2 Level language exercises based on the film.

El Laberinto del fauno (Pan’s Labyrinth) (15)

Director: Guillermo del Toro, Spain/Mexico, 2006, 120 mins. In Spanish with English subtitles

Set after the Spanish Civil War, El Laberinto del fauno follows the adventures of a young girl whose mother married a sadistic fascist officer. The girl encounters a faun and manages to enter his enchanted and dangerous world.