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The Films of Guillermo del Toro

October 11 November 24, 2017
Jackman Hall, Art Gallery of Ontario
Members $10 | Public $12 | Students $8

Guillermo del Toro has created a distinctive cinematic style mixing the world of monster movies, comic books, and exuberant visuals straight from his imagination, redefining the role of fantasy and magic in film.
Join us for screenings of his top five favourite films this fall.

Presented in conjunction with Guillermo del Toro: At Home With Monsters

The Films of Guillermo del Toro

Screenings
The Devil’s Backbone
Wednesday October 11 and Friday October 13

One of the most personal films by Guillermo del Toro, The Devil’s Backbone is also among his most frightening and emotionally layered. Set during the final week of the Spanish Civil War, it tells the tale of a twelve-year-old boy who, after his freedom-fighting father is killed, is sent to a haunted rural orphanage full of terrible secrets.

2001 | R | 1h 46min Spanish with English subtitles.

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Pan’s Labyrinth
Wednesday October 25 and Friday October 27

An Academy Award–winning dark fable set five years after the end of the Spanish Civil War, Pan’s Labyrinth encapsulates the rich visual style and genre-defying craft of Guillermo del Toro. In his revisiting of this bloody period in Spanish history, del Toro creates a vivid depiction of the monstrosities of war infiltrating a child’s imagination and threatening the innocence of youth.

2006 | 14A | 1h 58min Spanish with English subtitles.

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Hellboy II: The Golden Army
Wednesday November 1 and Friday November 3

The fate of mankind hangs in the balance in Hellboy II: The Golden Army when a ruthless prince awakens an unstoppable army of creatures and wages war with the human world. It’s up to Hellboy (Ron Perlman) and his team of paranormal outcasts to face off with the forces of darkness in the ultimate battle of good versus evil.

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Pacific Rim
Wednesday November 15 and Friday November 17

When legions of monstrous creatures, known as Kaiju, started rising from the sea, a war began that would take millions of lives and consume humanity's resources for years on end. On the verge of defeat, the forces defending mankind have no choice but to turn to two unlikely heroes. Together, they stand as mankind's last hope against the mounting apocalypse.

2013 | PG | 2h 11min

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Crimson Peak
Wednesday November 22 and Friday November 24

In this gothic romance masterpiece, a young woman is swept away to a house atop a mountain of blood-red clay— a place filled with secrets that will haunt her forever. Between desire and darkness, between mystery and madness, lies the truth behind Crimson Peak.

2015 | 14A | 1h 59min

The Films of Guillermo Del Toro are presented in conjunction with Guillermo del Toro: At Home With Monsters.

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