The Shape Of Water

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The Shape Of Water


BAFTA Winner: Best Director, Best Original Music and Production Design. 

Golden Globes: 7 Nominations + 2 Winners: Best Director, Best Original Score. 
Bafta: 12 Nominations including Best Film, Best Director and Best Actress. 
Oscars: 13 Nominations including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress and Original Screenplay. 

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ODEON says...

‘The Shape Of Water’ is a modern-day fairy tale that chronicles the unlikely romance between a mute cleaning lady and the mysterious creature imprisoned at the laboratory where she works.

Both Elisa and the amphibian man are terribly lonely, and find happiness in the brief times they’re able to spend together. But the people running the lab see the creature as something sub-human, and Elisa hatches a desperate plan to set him free.

The latest film from Guillermo del Toro, ‘The Shape Of Water’ has received overwhelming critical acclaim and stars Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon and Octavia Spencer.

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  • Released on
  • Genre
  • Cast members
    Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, Octavia Spencer
  • Running time
    123 minutes
  • Directed by
    Guillermo Del Toro
  • Language


Reviews & Ratings

Reviews in the press

5 Stars
“ A seductively melancholy creature feature ”

5 Stars
“ Guillermo del Toro's beautiful blood-curdler is as timeless as a fairy tale ”

5 Stars
“ Sally Hawkins makes a splash in Guillermo del Toro’s fantasy romance ”

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Reviewer: bobintoodeonDate: 2018-02-17

Goodness knows why it’s got so many nominations... I thought it was laboured and disappointing.... and ‘fishman’ was funny... I guess the luvvies like it.... but honestly..

The Shape of Wat

Reviewer: Me and herDate: 2018-02-17

This film is just amazing. It's an off beat, endearing story portrayed beautifully and acted brilliantly. It made us laugh and cry out loud and deserves to win every award it's nominated for.

Don't bother!

Reviewer: Anon2Date: 2018-02-17

Don't waste 2hours of your time, slow, boring - awful!

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