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“The Shape of Water” director Guillermo Del Toro on his lifelong fascination with monsters

“The Shape of Water” director Guillermo Del Toro compares the “dogma and cosmology of Catholicism” from his childhood fusing with the monsters in his movies to the syncretism that took place in Mexico.

“I found empathy and I found beauty in the monsters. I found them patron saints of imperfection and patron saints of otherness.”

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