‘The Shape Of Water’s Guillermo del Toro: Monsters Are “Spiritual Cosmology For Me” — The Contenders

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The Contenders event today with three female-led films. Guillermo del Toro was on hand with his fantasy adventure film The Shape of Water, the story of an unlikely relationship between Elisa (Sally Hawkins) a lonely mute woman who cleans the top-secret government facility that houses a captured "asset" (Doug Jones). “The movie is about the otherness,” del Toro told moderator Joe Utichi. “We live in times that are permeated…