How to be Guillermo del Toro

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In this month’s 20th anniversary issue of Empire a number of contemporary directors, including Pedro Almodovar, James Cameron and Danny Boyle, outline their approach. But none is as poetic as Guillermo del Toro, director of Pan’s Labyrinth, who sets out his five secrets of great film-making:

1. Faith beyond reason

2. Certainty without ego

3. Images as symbols

4. Emotion above logic

5. Invention without safety

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