“This film is for those with a deep love of film and love itself.”
Such was the video message from Guillermo del Toro prior to the showing of his latest film The Shape of Water at the Tokyo International Film Festival 2017. The film has already taken home the esteemed Golden Lion at this year's Venice Film Festival. An honor this masterpiece more than deserves.
This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Kojima: The Shape of Water and The Struggle of the Auteur