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Guillermo Del Toro | Guillo Tine Del Toro | Girerumo Deru Toro
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I remember the worst experience of my life, even above the kidnapping of my father, was shooting Mimic
(1997) [del Toro's first Hollywood feature, in 1997, which was severely compromised by producer interference]. Because what was happening to me and the movie was far more illogical than kidnapping, which is brutal, but at least there are rules. Now when I look at Mimic, what I see is the pain of...
In a January 2007 interview on the radio program "Fresh Air with Terry Gross
," said that his strictly Catholic grandmother was a "Piper Laurie
(1976)" figure in his childhood. He told Gross that his grandmother would require him to mortify himself in self-punishment, in one case placing metal bottle caps into his shoes so that the soles of his feet were bloodied while walking to school....
Clockwork designs and motifs (for example, Kroenen's lair in Hellboy
(2004) and the captain's obsession with his father's watch in Pan's Labyrinth