The Shape of Water of Guillermo del Toro Saturday night at the Directors Guild Awards the main prize in the wait dragged.
The film of Del Toro received the statuette for the best director of the year. The Directors Guild Awards, the prizes of the American regisseursvakbond, is an important indicator for the Oscar for best film.
The Shape of Water tells about the friendship between a maid (Sally Hawkins) in a zwaarbewaakt overheidslaboratorium and a sea creature where the government experiments on run. Together with her colleague (Octavia Spencer) makes a plan for her new friend to help escape. The film runs from February 15th in the Dutch cinemas.
The Directors Guild Award is not the first major award for Del Toro. Earlier he also won the Golden Lion at the Venice festival and the prize for best director at the Golden Globes. Also dragged The Shape of Water the price of the Producers Guild in the wait.
In the televisiecategorieën were Veep, Big Little Lies and The Handmaid’s Tail the award.