In May 1940, the fate of Western Europe hangs on British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Adolf Hitler, or fight on knowing that it could mean a humiliating defeat for Britain and its empire.
Kristin Scott Thomas
From master storyteller Guillermo del Toro comes THE SHAPE OF WATER, an otherworldly fable 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. Rounding out the cast are Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Michael Stuhlbarg, and Doug Jones.Written by
Fox Searchlight Pictures
Several of the wallpapers used by set decorator Shane Vieau are commercially available patterns. For example, in the the hall between Elisa's and Giles's apartments, the patterned strip of wallpaper running down both walls is the "Chicago Frieze" pattern from Bradbury & Bradbury (albeit aged and otherwise color-treated by the film's production designers), which was designed in the style of the famed turn-of-the-twentieth-century American architect Louis Sullivan. Likewise, the semicircular repeating pattern covering several of the walls in Elisa's apartment is also a Bradbury and Bradbury wallpaper, this one titled "Eastlake." Its name and its fish scale-like appearance are both nods to the pervasive aquatic theme of this movie). See more »
When the pie-diner guy explains his franchise arrangement, he says the company provides the "signage." In the 1960s he would have just said "signs." See more »
If I spoke about it - if I did - what would I tell you? I wonder. Would I tell you about the time? It happened a long time ago, it seems. In the last days of a fair prince's reign. Or would I tell you about the place? A small city near the coast, but far from everything else. Or, I don't know... Would I tell you about her? The princess without voice. Or perhaps I would just warn you, about the truth of these facts. And the tale of love and loss. And the monster, who tried to ...
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At a top secret research facility in the 1960s, a lonely janitor forms a unique relationship with an amphibious creature that is being held in captivity. Where do i start with 'The Shape of Water'? Except that the film was garbage fire it was also weird and stupid. Sally Hawkins every morning was touching her self, Michael Shannon has an awkward sex scene that is even more awkward than the sex scene between Hawkins and the creature it self and above all the comedic parts were so dumb (that scene where she picks the fingers was stupid) and above all the film was boring from start to finish and i wonder if that's what all this Oscar bait films have in common this year: bland characters, weird jokes and above all slow pacing that drags and never stops. (0/10)
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