Even though Labyrinth isn’t really a horror film, it has some very creepy moments for a children’s movie. A lot of these moments are easy to spot, but some secrets blend into the landscape.
A secret that has been hidden to most viewers is the mysterious background David Bowie faces throughout the film. Seven “Jareth” faces can be found in pivotal scenes within the movie. Did you see any of these when you were a kid?
1. The first face appears after Sarah enters the Labyrinth.
2. After the tunnel cleaners scene, Hoggle and Sarah climb a ladder. Hoggle steps on a weak rung and it breaks. As they show the rung falling, Jareth’s face appears among the rocks.
3. After talking to the wiseman, Sarah and Hoggle walk through a hedge maze. Jareth’s face is on the floor, to the left of the obelisk.
4. In the scene after Sarah frees Ludo, Hoggle is seen walking off and muttering, “She’ll never get through the Labyrinth.”Jareth’s face appears on the top left hand corner.
5. At the beginning of the scene were Jareth gives Hoggle the poison peach.
6. Jareth’s face can been seen on the wall of the Bog of Eternal Stench, right after the ledge crumbles.
7. In the forest, right after they leave the Bog of Eternal Stench, Jareth’s face appears among the trees.