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Guillermo Del Toro | Guillo Tine Del Toro | Girerumo Deru Toro
5' 10" (1.78 m)
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I think that 50 percent of the narrative is in the audio/visual storytelling. I happened to think the screenplay is the basis of it all, but definitely doesn't tell the movie. It tells the story, but doesn't tell the whole movie. A lot of the narrative is in the details.
Fought the film studios for almost seven years to get Ron Perlman
for the title role in Hellboy
(2004). The studio wanted a bigger name to ensure the success of the movie, but del Toro thought that Perlman was the perfect choice and wouldn't make the movie if he wasn't cast.
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