The book foretold her mother bleeding before she could have known herself; the walls in the labyrinth melted away to leave her a path to run through but the Captain was greeted with a dead end; the mandrake root healed her mother and her mother then instantly became sick again after it was tossed into the fire.
Surely incidents such as these prove that the fantasy world did actually exist and therefore doesn’t the entire plot of the film – that a girl loses herself in her own imagination to escape a harsh reality, collapse?

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