The Shape of Water

Based on an idea by Daniel Kraus And Guillermo del Toro.


The Shape of Water
This film is set against the backdrop of Cold War era America around 1963. In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, a young woman is trapped in a life of silence and isolation. Her life is changed forever when she and her co-worker discover a secret classified experiment. At the time of writing the film has 7 Golden Globe nominations and has won another 53 awards.

123 minutes.
No persons under 16 (Language, Sex, Nudity, Violence).
Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Thriller, On the art circuit

Showtimes

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Credits

Cast
Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Octavia Spencer, Michael Stuhlbarg, Doug Jones, David Hewlett
Director
Guillermo del Toro
ScreenplayGuillermo del Toro, Vanessa Taylor
MusicAlexandre Desplat
CinematographyDan Laustsen
EditingSidney Wolinsky
Sound formatsUnknown
SoundtrackAvailable
Made in2017
Produced byBull Productions, Double Dare You, Fox Searchlight Pictures

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreFantasy drama
LanguageStrong, fairly frequent
NudityMild, infrequent
SexNone
ViolenceStrong, fairly frequent
PrejudiceLow impact, very infrequent
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
Comments
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ScreenIt Report (USA)

Sex / Nudity
5
Violence
5
Blood / Gore / Gross
5
Guns / Weapons
5
Profanity
5
Alcohol / Drugs
2
Smoking
3
Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
5
Imitative Behaviour
3
Frightening / Tense Scenes
4
Jump Scenes
3
Tense Family Scenes
2
Music (Scary/Tense)
4
Music (Inappropriate)
0
Topics to talk about
4

CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)

Suggested age limit
16 +
Positive messages
3
Positive role models
2
Violence
4
Sex
5
Language
4
Consumerism
0
Drinking, drugs, smoking
2

Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Jamal-Dean Grootboom quote iconThe power of love to shape us.
20
Die Burger
Laetitia Pople quote iconMagiese prent sleur jou mee.
20
24.com
Alex Isaacs quote iconGuillermo del Toro has made a film classic that will stand the test of time.
20
ScreenIt
Jim Judy quote iconThe Shape of Water is the shape of visual storytelling at some of its finest.
15
Metacritic.com
50 critics
17
Rottentomatoes critics
240 critics
17
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote icon The Shape of Water finds Guillermo del Toro at his visually distinctive best -- and matched by an emotionally absorbing story brought to life by a stellar Sally Hawkins performance.
19
Movie Review Query Engine
MRQE critics quote icon
16
CommonSenseMedia
Staff evaluation quote iconCompassionate monster movie/love story has mature content.
15

What the People say

Metacritic.com users
143 users
13
Rottentomatoes users
12563 users
15
IMDB
12090 Netizens
16
The Movie DB
Community
14

Average .. 83%

17

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