Shape of Water, The

MA15 123 mins

About the film

Director: Guillermo Del Toro
Actors: Michael Shannon, Octavia Spencer, Sally Hawkins
Guillermo del Toro (Pan's Labyrinth) weaves an extraordinary fairy tale of love, desire and monsters in this overwhelmingly gorgeous creature feature, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1962. In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa (Sally Hawkins) is trapped in a life of isolation. Elisa's life is changed forever when she and co-worker Zelda (Octavia Spencer) discover an aquatic, humanoid creature (Doug Jones) who has been dragged up from the watery depths and lives now lives in a tank shut off from the world. Winner of Venice Film Festival's Golden Lion for Best Film.


2018 Academy Award Nominations

Best Achievement in Directing
Guillermo del Toro 
Best Motion Picture of the Year
Guillermo del Toro 
J. Miles Dale 
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
Sally Hawkins 
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role
Richard Jenkins 
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
Octavia Spencer 
Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures (Original Score)
Alexandre Desplat 
Best Original Screenplay
Guillermo del Toro 
Vanessa Taylor 
Best Achievement in Cinematography
Dan Laustsen 
Best Achievement in Costume Design
Luis Sequeira 
Best Achievement in Sound Editing
Nathan Robitaille 
Nelson Ferreira 
Best Achievement in Sound Mixing
Christian T. Cooke 
Glen Gauthier 
Brad Zoern 
Best Achievement in Film Editing
Sidney Wolinsky 
Best Achievement in Production Design
Paul D. Austerberry 
Shane Vieau 
Jeffrey A. Melvin 

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