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Best director Golden Globe goes to Guillermo del Toro

Sci-fi romance ‘The Shape of Water’ by Mexican Guillermo Del Toro is one of the contenders for this year’s Venice Golden Lion. — AFP picSci-fi romance ‘The Shape of Water’ by Mexican Guillermo Del Toro is one of the contenders for this year’s Venice Golden Lion. — AFP picLOS ANGELES, Jan 8 — Mexican filmmaker Guillermo del Toro took home his first Golden Globe today for directing acclaimed fantasy romance The Shape of Water.

In what was deemed one of the closest categories going into the night, Del Toro beat Martin McDonagh (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri), Christopher Nolan (Dunkirk), Ridley Scott (All the Money in the World) and Steven Spielberg (The Post) to the prize. — AFP

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