Guillermo del Toro at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival last week. He will head this year’s Venice film festival jury. Photo: Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP

Venice film festival picks director Guillermo del Toro to head jury, with his latest movie The Shape of Water an awards season favourite

Mexican filmmaker has ‘a passion for the kind of cinema that can spark emotions’, Italian festival’s director says in announcing his choice as jury chairman

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Guillermo del Toro at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival last week. He will head this year’s Venice film festival jury. Photo: Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP
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