Directed by Guillermo DelToro, whose previous films include Hell Boy, Cronosand The Devil's Backbone, Pan's Labyrinth is a dark fairytale set in post-civil war
Pan's Labyrinth was aMexican-Spanish-American co-production.
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Troch was recently selected as one of six directors toparticipate in the 2006 Cannes Film Festival Residence program, which begins inOct and goes through to Feb 2007.
Oscar nominees will beannounced on Jan 23, 2007.