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La forme de l'eau (2017)

The Shape of Water (original title)
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In theaters February 21.

In a 1960s research facility, a mute janitor forms a relationship with an aquatic creature.

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From master storyteller Guillermo del Toro comes THE SHAPE OF WATER, an otherworldly 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

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Based on an idea by Daniel Kraus And Guillermo del Toro See more »


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Rated R for sexual content, graphic nudity, violence and language | See all certifications »

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21 February 2018 (France)  »

Also Known As:

La forme de l'eau  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$19,400,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$166,564, 3 December 2017, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,647,035, 12 December 2017
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Trivia

This project marks the first time that Guillermo del Toro has had a female co-writer on his script. See more »

Goofs

The general's ribbon bar is upside down. The Silver Star and Distinguished Service Medal were his highest honors, and should be on the top row, not the bottom. His WW2 Victory Medal is much lower in precedence and should be on a lower row, not the top. See more »

Quotes

Strickland: [threatening Zelda] One last time. Where is it?
Brewster Fuller: Listen - fella...
Strickland: SIT DOWN!
[Brewster drops back into the chair]
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Connections

Features L'histoire de Ruth (1960) See more »

Soundtracks

The Theme from A Summer Place
Written by Max Steiner
Performed by Percy Faith and his Orchestra
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A love story we all need to watch in these dark times
17 November 2017 | by See all my reviews

I saw this film at TIFF in Sept, and it is absolutely brilliant. It is much needed in today's world, because it sub textually shows us about the outdated thoughts on masculinity, sexuality and love. It shows us that love can blossom anywhere. It may be my favorite del Toro film, which is saying a lot.

Please click the link to watch my video review, and I hope you enjoy.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZPXZhbiGf4Q


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