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The Shape of Water also known as “La forma del agua,” “A Forma da Água,” “A víz érintése,” “Ksztalt wody,” “La forme de l'eau,” “Vandens forma,” “Vee puudutus,” «Форма воды,» «Формата на водата»

MPAA Rating: R-Rating (MPAA) for sexual content, graphic nudity, violence and language.

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Moviemaking Quality:

Primary Audience:
Adults only
Genre:
Supernatural Fantasy Drama
Length:
2 hr. 3 min.
Year of Release:
2017
USA Release:
September 2, 2017 (festival)
December 1, 2017 (select—NYC theaters)
December 8, 2017 (select—Los Angeles)
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1960s cold war period in American and Soviet Union history

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torture

anti semitism

GAY—What’s wrong with being Gay? Answer
Homosexual behavior versus the Bible: Are people born Gay? Does homosexuality harm anyone? Is it anyone’s business? Are homosexual and heterosexual relationships equally valid?

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It may not be what you think.

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Featuring: Sally Hawkins … Elisa Esposito
Michael ShannonStrickland
Richard JenkinsGiles
Octavia SpencerZelda
Michael Stuhlbarg … Mr. Robert Hoffstetler
Doug Jones … Amphibian Man
David Hewlett … Fleming
Nick Searcy … General Hoyt
Stewart Arnott … Bernard
Nigel Bennett … Mihalkov
Lauren Lee Smith … Elaine Strickland
Martin Roach … Brewster Fuller
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Director: Guillermo del Toro—“Crimson Peak” (2015), “Pan's Labyrinth” (2006), “Hellboy” (2004), “Blade II” (2004), “Mimic” (1997), “The Devil’s Backbone”
Producer: J. Miles Dale
Guillermo del Toro
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Distributor: Fox Searchlight Pictures

Here’s what the distributor says about their film: “From Guillermo del Toro comes THE SHAPE OF WATER—an other-worldly 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.”


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