Dir. Guillermo del Toro • 2018 • USA • Drama • 123 mins • Cert 15
Fresh from making a splash at this year’s Oscars, Cold War fantasy The Shape of Water is a timeless story of love triumphing over evil. Winner of the Oscar for Best Picture.
Trapped in an endless cycle of servitude as a lowly janitor in a top secret government laboratory, young Elisa’s (Sally Hawkins) life is completely transformed when she stumbles upon the fascinating results of a highly classified experiment. When CIA agent Strickland (Michael Shannon) wades in on proceedings however her predicament takes a turn for the worse.
Inspired by 1940s Film Noirs and B-Movie mysteries, reality and fantasy commingle in this charming romance from the revered director of Pan's Labyrinth and Hellboy.
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