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Guillermo del Toro confirmed for screen talk at London Film Festival (2017)

The Shape of Water

Story by Jack Foley

ACCLAIMED director Guillermo del Toro will give a screen talk at this year’s London Film Festival (2017) in support of his new film The Shape of Water.

After breaking onto the scene with supernatural horror films Cronos and The Devil’s Backbone, del Toro cemented his reputation as one of the most creative and visionary artists of his generation with his darkly beautiful masterpiece Pan’s Labyrinth.

Del Toro will join the festival on Wednesday, October 11 in NFT1 to discuss his career and latest film, The Shape of Water, which screens as the American Airlines Gala.

Del Toro is joined at the festival by a host of newly confirmed filmmaker and on-screen talent, including Terry Gilliam and Michael Palin (Jabberwocky); Robert Pattinson and Josh Safdie (Good Time); Olivia Cooke (Thoroughbreds); Richard Jenkins (The Shape of Water) and Leslie Caron (The L-Shaped Room), to name but a few.

Tickets for del Toro’s Screen Talk and the Surprise Film go on sale by phone, online and in person on Wednesday, September 27 at 10am to Champions and 11am to Members.

Public booking opens on Thursday, September 28 at 10am.