Guillermo del Toro


Born
in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
October 09, 1964

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Guillermo del Toro is a Mexican director mostly known for his acclaimed films Pan's Labyrinth, The Devils Backbone, Crimson Peak and the Hellboy film franchise. His films draw heavily on sources as diverse as weird fiction, fantasy, horror, and war. In 2009, Del Toro released his debut novel, The Strain, co-authored with Chuck Hogan, as the first part of The Strain Trilogy, an apocalyptic horror series featuring vampires. The series continued with The Fall in 2010 and concluded with The Night Eternal in 2011.

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The Strain (The Strain Tril...

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The Fall (The Strain Trilog...

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The Night Eternal (The Stra...

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The Shape of Water

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Cabinet of Curiosities: My ...

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Trollhunters

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Don't Be Afraid of the Dark

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The Complete Strain Trilogy...

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El laberinto del fauno

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“The underground of the city is like what's underground in people. Beneath the surface, it's boiling with monsters.”
Guillermo del Toro

“Unable to perceive the shape of You, I find You all around me.
Your presence fills my eyes with Your love, It humbles my heart, For You are everywhere.”
Guillermo del Toro, Guillermo del Toro's The Shape of Water: Creating a Fairy Tale for Troubled Times

“You only find yourself when you disobey. Disobedience is the beginning of responsibility, I think.”
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