The Shape of Water
£7 concessions, £6.50 members
Length: 123 min
Director: Guillermo del Toro
Cast: Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, Octavia Spencer, Richard Jenkins
From master story teller Guillermo del Toro, comes The Shape Of Water – an other-worldly fairy tale, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1963.
In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa (Sally Hawkins) is trapped in a life of silence and 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.
“Del Toro’s greatest work. Simply magnificent.” – Little White Lies
“The Shape of Water almost drowns in its own gorgeousness. It is a Beauty and the Beast fable where both get to be beautiful and neither has to be beastly.” – Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian