Venice Awash With Emotion At ‘The Shape Of Water’ World Premiere – Photos

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wowing Venice Film Festival press this morning with his Cold War-set fairy tale, Guillermo del Toro unveiled The Shape Of Water in its official competition screening tonight. The reception inside the Sala Grande was rapturous and one of the most emotional festival debuts in recent memory. A lengthy standing ovation ended only when del Toro and his cast finally left the theater. Shouts of "Bravo!" were accompanied by hoots and hollers. The film also elicited sobs of…