How Guillermo del Toro Deals With Trauma

In this video essay, Storytellers discusses the historical context behind Guillermo del Toro’s trilogy about the Spanish Civil War and its aftermath—The Devil’s Backbone, Pan’s Labyrinth, and a future film yet to be announced—highlighting the director’s interest in documenting the lingering traumas of war and the dangers associated with forgetting one’s past.

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Guillermo del Toro: Style & technique


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Guillermo del Toro