The Shape of WaterDVD - 2018
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Winner of the Best Picture Oscar, this unexpected love story between a woman and a gilled creature is set in Cold War 1950s.
2018 Oscar nominations: Best Picture (winner); Best Actress, Sally Hawkins; Best Supporting Actor, Richard Jenkins; Best Supporting Actress, Octavia Spencer; Best Original Score, Alexandre Desplat (winner); Best Director, Guillermo del Toro (winner); Best Original Screenplay, Guillermo del Toro,... Read More »
Nominated Best Motion Picture, Drama; Best Actress, Sally Hawkins; Supporting Actor, Richard Jenkins; Supporting Actress, Octavia Spencer; Best Director, Guillermo del Toro (winner); Best Screenplay, Guillermo del Toro & Vanessa Taylor; Original Score, Alexandre Desplat (winner)
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role, Sally Hawkins; Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role, Richard Jenkins
From the critics
Violence: SPOILERS: A man's finger gets cut off, and it is shown getting put into a brown paper bag.
Violence: Bitten-off fingers; deliberate torture with a stun gun; death threats; murders.
Sexual Content: Sex scenes, nudity and masturbation during the course of the movie.
Frightening or Intense Scenes: body horror involving fingers and bullet wounds
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54 quotes in IMDb already (thanks to the contributors.) However, some of the best quotes are silent signs. You just have to watch them, like this one:
Zelda: [Elisa looks noticeably happier] Why you smilin', hon? Well stop lookin' like that. What happened?
[Elisa shakes her head to say "nothing"]
Zelda: Why? How? How? Does he - have a...?
[Elisa nods and uses her hands to describe what the Amphibian Man's penis looks like]
Zelda: Mm-hmm. Mm-hmm.
Zelda: Lor'...! Never trust a man. Even when he looks flat down there.
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