Guillermo del Toro wins best director Oscar for ‘The Shape of Water’
Guillermo del Toro won the Oscar on Sunday for best director for “The Shape of Water,” his acclaimed fantasy about a mute janitor’s romance with a mysterious amphibian-man creature.
Accepting the award in Hollywood amid high anti-immigrant sentiment in the United States, the Mexican director declared himself an immigrant and hailed the power of cinema to “erase the line in the sand.”
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