The Shape of Water

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Director

Guillermo del Toro

Cast

Sally Hawkins as Elisa Esposito

Michael Shannon as Richard Strickland

Richard Jenkins as Giles

Octavia Spencer as Zelda Fuller

Michael Stuhlbarg as Dr. Robert Hoffstetler

Doug Jones as Amphibian Man

David Hewlett as Fleming

Nick Searcy as Gen. Hoyt

Nigel Bennett as Mihalkov

Stewart Arnott as Bernard

Lauren Lee Smith as Elaine Strickland

Writers

Guillermo del Toro (screenplay and story)

Vanessa Taylor (screenplay)


Summary

Set in 1962 Baltimore, the film follows a mute cleaner at a high-security government laboratory who falls in love with a captured humanoid amphibian creature, and decides to help him escape from death at the hands of an evil colonel.

Genre

Drama, Fantasy, Romance

Released

December 1, 2017 (US)

Runtime

2hrs 3min

MPAA

R, for sexual content, graphic nudity, violence and language

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