A Fairy Tale for Troubled Times
From master story teller, Guillermo del Toro, comes THE SHAPE OF WATER – an other-worldly fairy tale, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1963. In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa (Sally Hawkins) is trapped in a life of silence and isolation. Elisa’s life is changed forever when she and co-worker Zelda (Octavia Spencer) discover a secret classified experiment. Rounding out the cast are Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Michael Stuhlbarg and Doug Jones.
“…magical, old fashioned cinema, which proves to be vibrant, delightful escapism rich with emotion and significance.” – FILMINK
“One of those movies that seems to imprint its gushing love affair with other movies-with the flickering euphoria of classic cinema-onto every image.” – AV Club