Lion-tamer Guillermo del Toro with 'The Shape of Water'
In 2017, the Venice Film Festival clearly overshadowed its rival, Cannes. Following a competition with numerous highlights, Mexican director Guillermo del Toro emerged as the winner of the Golden Lion. His film, "The Shape of Water," convinced the jury with its mixture of a Cold War drama, fantasy and science thriller. In Germany, the film will not be shown until February 2018.