“THE SHAPE OF WATER”
Guillermo del Toro and J. Miles Dale



Director: Guillermo del Toro
Producers: Guillermo del Toro and J. Miles Dale
Cinematography: Dan Laustsen
Editor: Sidney Wolinsky
Composer: Alexandre Desplat
Distributor: Fox Searchlight Pictures
Release Date: December 1, 2017
Run-time: 123 minutes


FILM SYNOPSIS: In 1962, janitor Elisa Esposito works at a classified government laboratory that tests new technology to help defeat the Soviet Union during the Cold War. Isolated and lonely, the mute Elisa finds her life changing forever when she uncovers the truth about the facility’s most unusual and top-secret project.


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J. MILES DALE
NONE



GUILLERMO DEL TORO
Director


GUILLERMO DEL TORO
YEAR FILM AWARD CATEGORY
2006 (79th) “Pan’s Labyrinth” Nominated Best Original Screenplay



SALLY HAWKINS
“Elisa Esposito”


CHARACTER SYNOPSIS: As Elisa Esposito, Sally Hawkins plays a mute janitor whose lonely existence is transformed when she discovers a secret project in the government lab where she works.


SALLY HAWKINS
YEAR FILM AWARD CATEGORY
2013 (86th) “Blue Jasmine” Nominated Best Actress in a Supporting Role



RICHARD JENKINS
“Giles”


CHARACTER SYNOPSIS: As Giles, Richard Jenkins plays a closeted gay artist who tries to bury his loneliness beneath his love of old movies and his friendship with his neighbor.


RICHARD JENKINS
YEAR FILM AWARD CATEGORY
2008 (81st) “The Visitor” Nominated Best Actor in a Leading Role



OCTAVIA SPENCER
“Zelda Fuller”


CHARACTER SYNOPSIS: As Zelda Fuller, Octavia Spencer portrays a janitor who helps her best friend plan and execute a hazardous scheme at the government lab where they work.


OCTAVIA SPENCER
YEAR FILM AWARD CATEGORY
2011 (84th) “The Help” Won Best Actress in a Supporting Role
2016 (89th) “Hidden Figures” Nominated Best Actress in a Supporting Role



DAN LAUSTSEN
Cinematographer


DAN LAUSTSEN
NONE



LUIS SEQUEIRA
Costume Designer


LUIS SEQUEIRA
NONE



SIDNEY WOLINSKY
Editor


SIDNEY WOLINSKY
NONE



ALEXANDRE DESPLAT
Composer


ALEXANDRE DESPLAT
YEAR FILM AWARD CATEGORY
2006 (79th) “The Queen” Nominated Best Original Score
2008 (81st) “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” Nominated Best Original Score
2009 (82nd) “Fantastic Mr. Fox” Nominated Best Original Score
2010 (83rd) “The King’s Speech” Nominated Best Original Score
2012 (85th) “Argo” Nominated Best Original Score
2013 (86th) “Philomena” Nominated Best Original Score
2017 (90th) “The Grand Budapest Hotel” Won Best Original Score
“The Imitation Game” Nominated Best Original Score



PAUL DENHAM AUSTERBERRY, SHANE VIEAU, & JEFFREY A. MELVIN
Production Designers & Set Directors


PAUL DENHAM AUSTERBERRY
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SHANE VIEAU
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JEFFREY A. MELVIN
NONE



NATHAN ROBITAILLE & NELSON FERRERIA
Sound Editors


NATHAN ROBITAILLE
NONE
NELSON FERRERIA
NONE



CHRISTIAN COOKE, BRAD ZOERN, & GLEN GAUTHIER
Sound Mixers


CHRISTIAN COOKE
NONE
BRAD ZOERN
NONE
GLEN GAUTHIER
NONE



GUILLERMO DEL TORO & VANESSA TAYLOR
Screenwriters


VANESSA TAYLOR
NONE



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VIEWED: Tuesday
February 27th, 2018

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