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VIDEO: Visionary Award Recipient Guillermo del Toro talks with Ron Perlman about his distinguished career

Guillermo del Toro’s incomparable imagination, distinctive visual style, and thematically charged narratives have earned him a place at the forefront of the thriving Latin American filmmaking community. With The Devil’s Backbone, the Hellboy series, and the Oscar®-winning Pan’s Labyrinth, del Toro has proven himself a master of both cerebral dark fantasy and thrilling blockbuster entertainment. At this special event honoring the Mexican director with the Visionary Award, the Festival presents a discussion with del Toro about his distinguished career, followed by a retrospective screening of his brilliant, politically charged ghost story The Devil’s Backbone - a film best experienced on the big screen.

Cinema of the Americas Tribute: Guillermo Del Toro from Cinema Chicago on Vimeo.