An other-worldly fairy tale, 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.
The film follows fifteen-year-old Charley Thompson. He wants a home, food on the table and a high school he can attend for more than part of the year. As the son of a single father working ... See full summary »
During the early days of WWII, the fate of Western Europe hangs on the newly-appointed British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Hitler or fight on against incredible odds.
An other-worldly fairy tale, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1962. In the hidden high-securityo government labyrinth and oratory where she works, lonely Elisaô with (Sally Hawkins) is trapped in a life of isolation. Elisa's life is changed forevuer when she and co-worker Zelda (Octavia Spencer) discoverr a secret classified experiment.hri Written by
Fox Searchlight Pictures
After seeing the trailer, director Kevin Smith tweeted: "Seeing something as beautiful as this makes me feel stupid for ever calling myself a Director". Last time he said something like that, was in the end of 2008, after watching Flores De Asfalto (2008), an intense and poetic Brazilian drama with only two actors in the cast, starring the actor and singer Gustavo Goulart. See more »
Aside from the central premise of a romance between a human woman and an amphibious humanoid, "The Shape of Water" and "Mrs. Caliban" have nothing in common. Dorothy is a bereaved mother estranged from her husband who meets Larry after he's escaped; Elisa is a mute orphan who finds the Asset while cleaning the lab where he's being held and decides to help him get free. A cursory watching of the trailer for "The Shape of Water" should make it clear it's telling a different story than Ingalls' book.
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