The Shape of Water Movie

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The Shape of Water


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2017 | R | Drama Romance

An other-wordly fairy tale, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1963. In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa (Hawkins) is trapped in a life ...

U.S. Release Date

The Shape of Water release date was Friday, December 8, 2017. This was a Los Angeles release.
Friday, December 1, 2017. This was a New York release.

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Directed by

Guillermo del Toro

Screenwriter

Guillermo del Toro
Vanessa Taylor

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Rating MPAA

R for sexual content, graphic nudity, violence and language

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An other-wordly fairy tale, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1963. In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa (Hawkins) is trapped in a life of silence and isolation. Her life is changed forever when she and co-worker Zelda (Spencer) discover a secret classified experiment.
official plot version from foxsearchlight.com

Trivia & Production Notes

  • "I started working on THE SHAPE OF WATER right around the time we moved to Toronto for PACIFIC RIM. Working with Fox Searchlight and being supported by this beautiful group of actors and artists, I feel extremely blessed and brave,” says writer/director del Toro.

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  • del Toro Cold War Project

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