President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador congratulated the Mexican filmmaker Guillermo del Toro for winning the award for Best Animated Feature in the 95th edition of the Oscar awards.
At the beginning of the morning conference of National Palace, Lopez Obrador qualified Del Toro as an “exceptional filmmaker” and a “pride for Mexico.”
“Congratulations to Guillermo del Toro, Mexican film director for the Oscar Award with the movie Pinocchio,” he argued.
Our congratulations to this exceptional Mexican filmmaker. It is a pride for Mexico ”, he pointed out.
The movie “Pinocchio “, by the Mexican Guillermo del Toro got on Sunday the Oscar for best-animated feature film at the 95th edition of the Awards of the Hollywood academy.-
The Mexican returned to the Oscars just a year after his film “Nightmare Alley” received a nomination for best film, although since 2018 -with “The shape of water”-, the director had not taken it into his own hands again. a new Oscar.
Guillermo Del Toro was born and raised in Guadalajara, Jalisco.
Del Toro beat Domee Shi’s “Turning Red” tapes; “Puss In Boots: The Last Wish,” by Joel Crawford and Januel Mercado; “The Sea Beast” by Chris Williams, and “Marcel The Shell With The Shoes on” by Dean Fleischer Camp.
“Pinocchio”, a co-production between the United States, Mexico and France, was also directed by Mark Gustafson and is based on the classic tale by Carlo Collodi, but set in the context of World War II (1939-1945).
In the film Del Toro makes an ode to disobedience and the narrative navigates between the duality of life and death.
Source: López-Dóriga Digital