Guillermo Del Toro’s ‘The Shape Of Water’ Shines Bright In Lido Embrace – Venice

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Guillermo del Toro gave the Venice Film Festival press corps a giant hug this morning while also tugging, hard, at heartstrings. His lyrical period fairy tale, The Shape Of Water, was met with sustained applause (and a fair amount of tears) as the lights rose in the Sala Darsena. This is the Mexican helmer's first time in competition on the Lido and in a way completes a circle begun by his compatriots and pals Alfonso Cuaron and Alejandro G Inarritu whose Gravity and Birdm…