The Shape of Water (2017): FYC

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The Shape of Water

See the plot, cast, facts, and script from the 2017 movie written by Guillermo del Toro and Vanessa Taylor.

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"The Shape of Water" Plot Summary.

From master storyteller Guillermo del Toro comes "THE SHAPE OF WATER", an other-worldly fairy tale, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America, 1962.

In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa (Sally Hawkins) is trapped in a life of silence and isolation. Elisa’s life is changed forever when she and co-worker Zelda (Octavia Spencer) discover a secret classified experiment.

Winner of 4 Academy Awards including Best Picture (2017).

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Notable Cast
Sally HawkinsSally Hawkins...Elisa Esposito
Michael ShannonMichael Shannon...Richard Strickland
Richard JenkinsRichard Jenkins...Giles
Octavia SpencerOctavia Spencer...Zelda Fuller
Michael StuhlbargMichael Stuhlbarg...Dr. Robert Hoffstetler
Doug JonesDoug Jones...Amphibian Man
David HewlettDavid Hewlett...Fleming
Nick SearcyNick Searcy...General Hoyt
Stewart ArnottStewart Arnott...Bernard
Nigel BennettNigel Bennett...Mihalkov
Lauren Lee SmithLauren Lee Smith...Elaine Strickland
Martin RoachMartin Roach...Brewster Fuller
Allegra FultonAllegra Fulton...Yolanda
John KapelosJohn Kapelos...Mr. Arzoumanian

Writing Team

Guillermo del Toro Guillermo del Toro ... Writer (screenplay)
Vanessa Taylor Vanessa Taylor ... Writer (screenplay)


Notable Wins
Oscar WinnerJeffrey A. Melvin, Paul D. Austerberry, Shane Vieau...Best Achievement in Production Design
Oscar WinnerGuillermo del Toro...Best Achievement in Directing
Oscar WinnerAlexandre Desplat...Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures (Original Score)
Oscar WinnerGuillermo del Toro, J. Miles Dale...Best Motion Picture of the Year

Box Office Data

(2017) U.S. Dollars
Opening weekend...$166,564
Gross (US & Canada)...$63,859,435
Gross (World)...$195,333,312


The Shape of Water movie poster


Additional Content
Cast Photos...IMDb
Box Office...IMDb Pro
Poster...Official Site
Awards...The 90th Academy Awards

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