A dark fairytale inspired by Guillermo del Toro's nightmares

Inspired by a story of Guillermo del Toro's late-night childhood visions of monsters, the short film Shhh... finds young boy Guillermo trying to deal with a nasty sister and a scary hair-eating monster who lives in the bathroom.

At the very beginning of the interview below, Guillermo del Toro discusses his childhood experiences with monster nightmares and lucid dreaming, which inspired Freddy Chávez Olmos and Shervin Shoghian's film:

Shhh... [via Geek Art Gallery]


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