Parable of the past

. August 28, 2012.
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Set in a time when Europe was on the brink of being swallowed by fascism, Pan's Labyrinth takes a gothic, surreal turn into a juxtaposed story of a little girl's journey into a magical world where she's viewed as the second coming of a princess. In reality, her step-father-to-be exterminates anti-Franco regime rebels at his day job; in the realm of the underworld, she's met with three challenges to prove herself. As she struggles for identity — in both worlds — the violence escalates and her dual purpose is revealed. The Michigan Theater screens this dark fairy tale on Tuesday, September 4. $10. 7pm.

603 E. Liberty St. 734-668-8463. www.michtheater.org —SR

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