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After Taylor Swift express his admiration for Guillermo del Toro assuring that he would like to be like him, now he was the Mexican filmmaker who did not hesitate to respond to the compliments.
It was during a question and answer session at the Women in Entertainment Power 100 event, which brings together the most famous and influential women in the media and is organized by The Hollywood Reporter’s magazine, where the American singer-songwriter confessed that she would like to have at least for one day the mind of the winner of two Oscars.
“Imagine having that imagination, that visual vocabulary, and that amazing body of work. Have those storytelling ranges and somehow print your distinctive and artistic mark on each work. And still, Guillermo seems to be enthusiastic and curious to continue with his work, one day with his mind it would be really fascinating“Replied the 32-year-old businesswoman.
Faced with the series of accolades, it was now Guillermo del Toro who during the tribute they did to him at the Museum of Art in New York He did not hesitate to respond in the same way, because in addition to expressing his admiration for Swift, describing her as a passionate artist, he pointed out that she has become a great director.
“She is a very accomplished director, she is incredibly eloquent and insightful about what she is trying to do and what she will do.“he commented.
Likewise, the director of films such as “El Espinazo del Diablo” and “La Forma del Agua” said that he has some interests in common with the also actress, who has deep knowledge of fairy tales.
“I have the greatest admiration for her. We had one of the most stimulating and rewarding conversations. We have many interests in common and your interest in fable and myth and the origin of fairy tales is quite deep.“, he explained.
Guillermo del Toro even gave him some books, among which is the work that inspired him to create “El Laberinto del Fauno”.
“I gave her some books that I thought would be of interest to her, including, very importantly, a book that was helpful to me in making Pan’s Labyrinth called ‘The Science of Fairy Tales,’ which codifies and talks about the fairy tale tradition,” he said.
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