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Guillermo Del Toro | Guillo Tine Del Toro | Girerumo Deru Toro
5' 10" (1.78 m)
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[at San Diego Comic-Con]: I fabricate everything. There's not a single real thing in Pan's Labyrinth, because ultimately I'm very specific about [those details]. Context is everything in a fable, because every story has already been told. So the only variations I find are the voice of the storyteller and the context in which it's told.
In a January 2007 interview on the radio program "Fresh Air with Terry Gross
," said that his strictly Catholic grandmother was a "Piper Laurie
(1976)" figure in his childhood. He told Gross that his grandmother would require him to mortify himself in self-punishment, in one case placing metal bottle caps into his shoes so that the soles of his feet were bloodied while walking to school....
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