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Guillermo del Toro will head the jury of the 75th Venice film festival

Guillermo del Toro: the Venetian festival is a window to world cinema and the opportunity to celebrate its power and cultural significance

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Mexican Director Guillermo del Toro will head the jury of the 75th Venice film festival. This was reported on the website of the event.

“To be President of the jury in Venice is an incredible honor and responsibility. I accept it with respect and gratitude. The Venetian festival is a window to world cinema and the opportunity to celebrate its power and cultural significance,” commented del Toro on his appointment.

Film festival Director Alberto Barbera said that del Toro is the epitome of love for cinema and passion for cinema.

“Thanks to his vivid imagination, sensitivity and belief in the power of images del Toro brought to life the fantastic universe in which can coexist love and fear. He is inquisitive and enthusiastic President of the jury,” said Barbera.

Venetian festival will be held from 29 August to 8 September 2018.

On 74-m the Venetian film festival in 2017 ribbon “Form of water” del Toro received the “Golden lion”.

Also, this film was awarded “Golden globe” and handed the Director the prize of the Guild of film critics United States.

The picture of the “Form of water” claims to be 13 statues of “Oscar”.

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