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The Director Guillermo del Toro wrote lengthy backstories for each of the major characters, some of them reportedly running over forty pages long. After casting the roles, he offered them to the actors and said they could choose to utilize or ignore the backstories for their own character. The actors responded differently, with Richard Jenkins saying he ignored the backstory, stating,
The only thing that matters is what happens on screen
, while Michael Stuhlbarg said he read the backstory voraciously and found it helpful in his performance.
Rating: ★★★★★ by milo