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The Shape of Water

2017, drama, fantasy, love

123 minutes

An other-worldly story, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1962, where a mute janitor working at a lab falls in love with an amphibious man being held captive there and devises a plan to help him escape.

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7.3

based on 15 users

8.5

based on 41 critics

Age

15+

Country

United States

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Derrick Carter of Are You Not Entertained?

2018.02.14

If you want to see an out-of-the-ordinary romance that is romantic but not conventional by any means, then dive into this wondrous cinematic oddity.

9.0

Konstantinos Pappis of FilmView

2018.02.18

The tale may be as old as time, but the execution is unmistakenly modern, soaked in layers of self-awareness and ambiguity...

9.0

2018.02.26

A spellbinding alternative love story... Read more

8.0

Evan Popplestone of Cinema's Fringes

2018.02.09

Del Toro is a director who understands the wonder and power of fantasy...

8.0

2018.03.08

It's a surprisingly direct and straight-foward fantasy romance that doesn't shy away from incorporating horror and thriller elements... Read more

8.0

2018.02.14

Del Toro tells so many stories within the grander narrative, giving each character the right amount of attention and allowing them to contribute their best to the story. Read more

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