Shape of water Since the 2018 Oscar campaign, it has not been accused of plagiarism, and finally won four statuettes, including the best film and best director awards. Guillermo del Toro. This Mexican filmmaker’s sci-fi film has won the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival and has attracted the attention of the heir to the writer Paul Zindel.
According to his son, Shape of water versus Let me hear your whisper, Plays by famous writers The effect of gamma rays on daisies Winner of the 1971 Pulitzer Prize, a cleaning lady learned to communicate with captive dolphins.
However, Del Toro’s film has been dispelled from doubt. Last Friday, through an agreement between the parties to the litigation, the theft case against the author was closed, and the conclusion was that the allegations were unfounded.
“According to the confidential information obtained in this legal process, David Zindel, the son of Paul Zindel, is the author of the book Let me hear your whisper, Admit that his accusation of theft is unfounded.Recognizing Guillermo del Toro (Guillermo del Toro) as Shape of water According to the appointment, any similarity between the works of the two parties is purely coincidental”, and Searchlight has been announced as a representative. The Hollywood Reporter.
Both parties must submit corresponding reports and start selecting witnesses to participate in the trial scheduled for July, thus reaching an agreement. Although the judge submitted the case to the court in February 2018, the procedure has continued until now. However, in June last year, the Court of Appeal held that the case has been dealt with urgently and restored to its original state, and the case has finally been closed.
Of course, the son of Sindel’s son was not the only accusation of plagiarism he had to face. Shape of water Since it was released