“Accepting the award, which he already nicknamed “Sergio Leone,” del Toro said, “If you remain pure and stay with your faith, whatever you have faith in, in my case it’s monsters, eventually things go right.” He dedicated the award to young Mexican and Latin American filmmakers who are working to push the fantasy genre.”
Just in case the news didn’t reach you yet, Guillermo Del Toro just won the Leone d'Oro at the Venice Film Festival. It is a REALLY prestigious prize!
Press, audience and members of the commitee loved The Shape of Water so much and Guillermo was adorkable as usual when interviewed on television. He almost made me (and my mom) tear up a bit as he talked about the movie and its message.
I am so happy for him, he really deserves it!!!
Can’t wait to see the The Shape of Water myself ~♡
Christoph Waltz, Mads Mikkelsen, Vincent Lindon, Benicio del Toro and Benoit Magimel attend the 70th Anniversary screening during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 23, 2017 in Cannes, France.
I’m finally back from the Venice Film Festival! Here’s my first tribute to The Shape of Water by Guillermo del Toro, crowned with the Golden Lion. I loved this film and I just adored Sally Hawkins’s performance.