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Guillermo Del Toro | Guillo Tine Del Toro | Girerumo Deru Toro
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I remember the worst experience of my life, even above the kidnapping of my father, was shooting Mimic
(1997) [del Toro's first Hollywood feature, in 1997, which was severely compromised by producer interference]. Because what was happening to me and the movie was far more illogical than kidnapping, which is brutal, but at least there are rules. Now when I look at Mimic, what I see is the pain of...
Fought the film studios for almost seven years to get Ron Perlman
for the title role in Hellboy
(2004). The studio wanted a bigger name to ensure the success of the movie, but del Toro thought that Perlman was the perfect choice and wouldn't make the movie if he wasn't cast.
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