Natalie Portman used her stage time at Sunday’s Golden Globes to call out the gender inequality of directing in Hollywood, and The Shape of Water director Guillermo del Toro loved it.
Del Toro – who took the stage just seconds later to receive a directing award for The Shape of Water – told IndieWire that he loved his introduction.
“I think it was great!” he said. “She should say exactly what she feels. There is phenomenal work being done by female directors.”
Del Toro named some of the year’s outstanding female directors, including Wonder Woman‘s Patty Jenkins, Lady Bird‘s Greta Gerwig (whose film won Best Picture, Musical or Comedy), and Mudbound‘s Dee Rees. Read more…