The Shape of Water
What's it about?
An other-worldly story, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1962, where a mute janitor working at a lab falls in love with an amphibious man being held captive there and devises a plan to help him escape.
Why do we love it?
Genre-hopping between romance, action, thriller, fantasy, that there is genuinely something for everyone going from one extreme to the next.
Who's in it?
Sally Hawkins - Elisa Esposito
Doug Jones - The Asset
Michael Shannon - Richard Strickland
Who made it?
Guillermo del Toro - Director & Writer (Screenplay & Story)
Vanessa Taylor - Writer (Screenplay)
Where can I watch it?
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