From master story teller, Guillermo del Toro, comes THE SHAPE OF WATER - an other-worldly fable, 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 a secret classified experiment. Rounding out the cast are Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Michael Stuhlbarg and Doug Jones. Written by
Fox Searchlight Pictures
Based on an idea by Daniel Kraus And Guillermo del Toro
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Did You Know?
Guillermo del Toro began working on the film in 2011. He self-financed a crew that designed both the creature and the lab. See more
Don't do this Elisa... Don't do this!
References Mardi Gras
The Theme from A Summer Place
Written by Max Steiner
Performed by Percy Faith
and his Orchestra See more