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Guillermo del Toro Cabinet of Curiosities

My Notebooks, Collections, and Other Obsessions


About the Book

Over the last two decades, writer-director Guillermo del Toro has mapped out a territory in the popular imagination that is uniquely his own, astonishing audiences with Cronos, Hellboy, Pan's Labyrinth, and a host of other films and creative endeavors. Now, for the first time, del Toro reveals the inspirations behind his signature artistic motifs, sharing the contents of his personal notebooks, collections, and other obsessions. The result is a startling, intimate glimpse into the life and mind of one of the world's most creative visionaries. Complete with running commentary, interview text, and annotations that contextualize the ample visual material, this deluxe compendium is every bit as inspired as del Toro is himself.

Contains a foreword by James Cameron, an afterword by Tom Cruise, and contributions from other luminaries, including Neil Gaiman and John Landis, among others.

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Critical Praise

“His creature fascination and his love of the macabre shine through in this book.” —New York Times

“This lavishly illustrated book is the ultimate coffee table book for fans of the master Mexican filmmaker.” —Fangoria

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780062082848
  • ISBN 10: 0062082841
  • Imprint: Harper Design
  • On Sale: 10/29/2013
  • Pages: 256
  • List Price: 75.00 CAD
  • BISAC1: PERFORMING ARTS / Individual Director (see also BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Entertainment & Performing Arts)
  • BISAC2: ART / Film & Video
  • BISAC3: PERFORMING ARTS / Film & Video / General

Guillermo del Toro Cabinet of Curiosities by Guillermo Del Toro, Marc Zicree

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