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The shape of water

The shape of water

Desplat, Alexandre, music; Jenkins, Richard, 1947- actor; Toro, Guillermo del, 1964- director; Shannon, Michael, 1974- actor; Hawkins, Sally, 1976- actor

Romantic fantasy drama from film-maker Guillermo del Toro starring Sally Hawkins and Octavia Spencer. Mute cleaner Elisa Esposito (Hawkins) works in a government laboratory in 1960s Baltimore. When the lab takes delivery of a classified experiment Elisa's life changes forever. Inside a mysterious water tank is a creature that was caught in a South American river by Colonel Richard Strickland (Michael Shannon). While cleaning one day, Elisa discovers that the creature is in fact a humanoid amphibian (Doug Jones) for which she quickly develops romantic feelings. When she learns of the creature's fate at the hands of the Colonel, she sets a plan in motion to kidnap him and return him to the sea. The cast also includes Richard Jenkins, Michael Stuhlbarg and David Hewlett

DVD. English. Feature : Drama.
Published 20th Century Fox Home Ent., 2018
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Statement of responsibility: producer, Guillermo del Toro; producer, J. Miles Dale
EAN: 5039036083119
BBFC classification: 15
Note: Extras to be confirmed, Region 2, 1 disc(s), Interactive menus, Languages (English), Other documentaries ('A Fairy Tale for Troubled Times').
Note: Made in 2017.
Note: Credits: director, Guillermo del Toro; writer, Guillermo del Toro; writer, Vanessa Taylor; music, Alexandre Desplat; cinematographer, Dan Laustsen.
Note: DVDN.
Performers: Cast: Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Octavia Spencer, Michael Stuhlbarg, Doug Jones, David Hewlett, Nick Searcy, Stewart Arnott, Nigel Bennett.
Physical Description: 1 videodisc (123 min.) : col.
System: DVD.
Other Number: 5039036083119
Publisher Number: 8330101000