Pan's Labyrinth

Medium: Acrylic paints & colored pencils on gessoed board
Size: 30x40 inches
Year 2006

The film has a 96% rating on Rotten Tomatoes,and a 100 percent rating among the "Cream of the Crop" critics. It received a 98% rating at Metacritic,making it Metacritic's fourth highest rated movie of all time. At its Cannes Film Festival release, it received a 20 minute standing ovation. It also received a standing ovation at the 2006 Toronto International Film Festival,its first release in the Americas. Pan's Labyrinth has won numerous international awards, including three Academy Awards, the Ariel Award for Best Picture, and the 2007 Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation, Long Form.

The art was supposed to be used in connection with the promotion of the film but was rarely used. A European critic's reasoned opinion for this was that "it looks too much like Art..." ???

Signed and date lower left edge "drew '06"

© Copyright drew Struzan 2006