The Shape of Water New Trailer – 14 February – most nods #EEBAFTAs

The Shape of Water New Trailer
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The Shape of Water New Trailer – watch this thrilling fantasy. Sally Hawkins is brilliant. Arrives in cinemas February 14

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.  It is a mysterious, scaled creature from South America that lives in a water tank. Elisa develops a unique bond with her new friend. However she soon learns that its fate and very survival lies in the hands of a hostile government agent and a marine biologist.  And as you can imagine she falls in love with the creature.  It also falls in love with her. 

The part of the cleaning lady is perfect for Sally Hawkins.  Her talent for such characters is outstanding.

Director: Guillermo del Toro


Cast: Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Doug Jones, Michael Stuhlbarg, Octavia Spencer

Film Quotes: If I spoke about it. If I did. I wonder. What would I tell you?  

There we are setting a new asset in T4.  The most sensitive asset ever to be held in this facility.

Perhaps I should just warn you.  About the tale of love and lost.  The monster who tried to destroy it all.

One last time.  Where is it?  Elisa please come and see.

Song: I know why and so do you

It had an estimated budget of $19,400,000.  But it is thought there won’t be any trouble recouping this and more.

In the opening weekend in the USA it grossed $166,564, 3 December 2017.  It is on limited release.

This is Sally Hawkins’ third film featuring magical realism.

Film critics are praising the film.  It is utterly lovely.


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