Del Toro's cult masterpiece locates the monstrous within fairytales and links it to the very real horrors of post-Civil War Spain.
This book explores the film's cross-cultural and historical contexts, and its groundbreaking use of ancient myths and folklore.
It also includes an interview with del Toro about the genesis and production of the film.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 104 pages, biography
- Publisher: British Film Institute
- Publication Date: 25/10/2013
- Category: Film theory & criticism
- ISBN: 9781844576418