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2017 / Fantasy, Thriller
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Directed by Guillermo del Toro
Written by Guillermo del Toro and Vanessa Taylor
Starring Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Octavia Spencer and Michael Stuhlbarg

At a top secret research facility in the 1950s, a lonely janitor forms a unique relationship with an amphibious creature that is being held in captivity.

The following tags are associated with this movie: Creature
The Shape of Water (2017)
Review by Bradley Frohloff

6 / 10
Guillermo del Toro brings his usual stylistic flair to this fairytale movie about a mute woman who develops a sexual relationship with an amphibious creature. The movie moves quite slowly but is always intriguing with some interesting characters performed well by the actors. It is a little too artistically ambitious for my tastes but I can understand why other people would be more captivated than I was.

I like my movies to be a little more simplistic and rougher around the edges, hence why my score is probably slightly lower than what the general populace would give. I had an okay time while watching this movie.
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