The Shape of Water$9.75 - $11.75
Elisa is a mute, isolated woman who works as a cleaning lady in a hidden, high-security government laboratory in 1962 Baltimore. Her life changes forever when she discovers the lab’s classified secret — a mysterious, scaled creature from South America that lives in a water tank. As Elisa develops a unique bond with her new friend, she soon learns that its fate and very survival lies in the hands of a hostile government agent and a marine biologist. Written and directed by Guillermo del Toro (Pan’s Labyrinth). Starring Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Octavia Spencer, Michael Stuhlbarg, and Doug Jones.
Nominated for 13 Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Actress (Sally Hawkins), Best Supporting Actor (Richard Jenkins), Best Supporting Actress (Octavia Spencer), Best Director, and Best Original Screenplay.
The Boston Globe – “‘The Shape of Water’ is a love story like no other, and it features one of the year’s most heart-wrenching performances nestled in a supreme confabulation of cinematic craft.”
The Los Angeles Times – “Magical, thrilling and romantic to the core, a sensual and fantastical fairy tale with moral overtones, it’s a film that plays by all the rules and none of them, going its own way with fierce abandon.”
The Wall Street Journal – “‘The Shape of Water’ is a flow of sumptuous images set to music, a flood tide of feelings with a mythic undertow.”
The Chicago Sun Times – “Guillermo del Toro’s ‘The Shape of Water’ is like a beautiful painting you keep visiting at your favorite museum, because it continues to reveal its brilliant magic in new and different ways.”
Rated R. Run time 2 hours 3 minutes.