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Born: 1964-10-09
Profession: Director
Nation: Mexican
Biography of Guillermo del Toro

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I think there is a very quiet power in things that are not on screen.

Tags: Power, Quiet, Screen

It's only in modern times that we have come to glorify vampirism.

Tags: Glorify, Modern, Times

Well, the first thing is that I love monsters, I identify with monsters.

Tags: Identify, Love, Monsters

But I think we are seeing a resurgence of the graphic ghost story like The Others, Devil's Backbone and The Sixth Sense. It is a return to more gothic atmospheric ghost storytelling.

Tags: Others, Sense, Story

For Devil's Backbone I loved it but I felt very pressured but so I was neurotic on the shoot.

Tags: Devil, Felt, Loved

For eight years I did effects for other movies until I got my movie made.

Tags: Movie, Movies, Until

Hellboy is the first movie where both ends of the spectrum are combined.

Tags: Both, Ends, Movie

I like actors that are good with pantomime and that can transmit a lot by their presence and attitude more than through their dialogue.

Tags: Attitude, Good, Presence

I like John Carpenter. I like some of his films more than others.

Tags: Carpenter, Films, Others

I see horror as part of legitimate film. I don't see it as an independent genre that has nothing to do with the rest of cinema.

Tags: Film, Horror, Rest

I started when I was eight, doing super 8 films.

Tags: Films, Started, Super

I think that The Eye is a particularly Americanized take on horror.

Tags: Eye, Horror

I think there are movies that are so gigantic that you need a second unit.

Tags: Gigantic, Movies, Second

I was directing before I knew it was called that.

Tags: Directing, Knew

I was part of a group that had a cinema club so every week we would project two or three movies on 16 or 35mm.

Tags: Group, Movies, Three

I'd grab the camera and tell people what to do, and when I was 14, someone told me that it was called directing.

Tags: Camera, Someone, Tell

I'm a lapsed altar boy.

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In that, Blade 2 is very much like a rock concert... if it's too loud, you're too old.

Tags: Loud, Old, Rock

Well I think effects are tools.

Tags: Effects, Tools

What happens to me is that I am first and foremost a film geek.

Tags: Film, Geek, Happens

When I was a teenager there was no video in my country. Betamax came to Mexico very slowly.

Tags: Country, Teenager, Video

The other thing that I started doing for myself was, I went through my diary of ideas that I keep and made sure that the translation of the comic to the movie was good.

Tags: Good, Keep, Sure

There are two levels of vampirism: one is the regular vampire, which is just like it has always been; and then there's the super vampires, which are a new breed we've created.

Tags: Super, Vampire, Vampires

They're getting more and more experience on what to expect, and the Hellboy audience is such a faithful and fanatic audience as I am, and you have to really be very open about what you do.

Tags: Experience, Faithful, Getting