The Shape of Water
Location: Redstone Theater
Dir. Guillermo del Toro. 2017, 123 mins. DCP courtesy Fox Searchlight. With Sally Hawkins, Octavia Spencer, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Michael Stuhlbarg, Doug Jones. The wondrous new film from master storyteller Guillermo del Toro, The Shape of Water is an other-worldly fable set against the backdrop of 1962 Cold War America. In the hidden high-security lab where she works, lonely Elisa (Sally Hawkins, in an enchanting and deeply touching performance) 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.
Cinema Circle events are free for Museum members at the Film Lover level and above.