The Shape of Water recently premiered at Venice Film Festival to a huge amount of buzz and is currently sitting on 97% via Rotten Tomatoes with 64 reviews. Directed by Guillermo del Toro and written by del Toro and Vanessa Taylor.
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 — a mysterious, scaled creature from South America that lives in a water tank. As Elisa develops a unique bond with her new friend, she soon learns that its fate and very survival lies in the hands of a hostile government agent and a marine biologist.
The film stars Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Doug Jones, Michael Stuhlbarg, and Octavia Spencer.
The Shape of Water opens January 18, you can see the trailer here.