Extreme Fascist Behavior In The Film Pan's Labyrinth

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Pan's Labyrinth takes place in the center of violence and war, so from beginning to the end, there is no escape from violence. Vidal symbolizes ultimate Fascism, which can be seen in the first few minutes of the movie. Vidal orders his pregnant wife and step-daughter to take a long journey to live in a house near a military base. Vidal does not consider how dangerous this decision is, he only cares that his son is born where he is. Vidal demonstrates this extreme Fascist behavior throughout the film until his death. Vidal's foil is Ofelia, who denies and does not follow orders given to her. In contrast, Ofelia follows her instincts and her heart when she makes her decisions. Her disobedience can be seen throughout the film,
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