Shape of Water"..
The Shape of Water is an other-worldly fable, set against
the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1962. The film
wasinspired by the Creature formthe Black Lagoon series of
1950's sci-Fi films says the director.
In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she
works, lonely,mute cleaning lady Elisa (Sally Hawkins) is
trapped in a life of isolation while working in a secret U.S.
government lab in 1962. Elisa's life is changed forever when
she and co-worker Zelda (Octavia Spencer) discover a secret
classified experiment. Elisa befriends an otherworldly, aquatic
creature (Doug Jones) who's being held there against its will.
In time, she and her friends decide to help it escape from
captivity, even if it means risking the wrath of a ruthless
G-man (Michael Shannon). There is danger and riskof life as
the team are determined to do the right thing and Elisa and
the creature start to bond.
The Players: Sally Hawkins, Doug Jones, Octavia Spencer, Michael
Directed by Guillermo del Toro
Screenplay by Guillermo del Toro AND Vanessa Taylor
Released by Fox Searchlight