The Shape of Water is set in Cold War-era Baltimore at the Occam Aerospace Research Center, which has recently received its most sensitive asset ever: an amphibious man captured in the Amazon. What unfolds is a stirring romance between the asset and one of the janitors on staff, a mute woman who uses sign language to communicate with the creature.
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The Shape of Water Review
- January 1, 1970Candace RobinsonI saw the movie and loved it! I also had no idea there was a book coming??
- January 1, 1970Sophia TriadI wish this was published before the movie. I have decided to read the book, before I watch the movie.-Although apparently it is a very good movie:I loved THE SHAPE OF WATER. What a great way to end the year!(From Stephen King's Facebook page)
- January 1, 1970RealiniShape of Water, writer, director Guillermo del ToroThis is a highly acclaimed film.It has the biggest number of nominations for the upcoming BAFTA Awards.And the British are serious about almost everything, including motion pictures.It is a strange narrative, about which Seth Meyers joked at the Golden Globe Awards Ceremony.The Shape of Water had been nominated for Golden Globes as well.It has won in the category of Best Director for the outstanding Guillermo del Toro.This film has elements of S Shape of Water, writer, director Guillermo del ToroThis is a highly acclaimed film.It has the biggest number of nominations for the upcoming BAFTA Awards.And the British are serious about almost everything, including motion pictures.It is a strange narrative, about which Seth Meyers joked at the Golden Globe Awards Ceremony.The Shape of Water had been nominated for Golden Globes as well.It has won in the category of Best Director for the outstanding Guillermo del Toro.This film has elements of Science Fiction, Romance, Comedy and even looks like a spy movie for important passages.In a special facility with important, if at a crucial moment ridiculous security, they bring in a strange creature.The audience is challenged and invited to meditate on what he - this is definitely a he, for he has sex with the heroine, in a manner that excludes a lesbian, Trans species intercourse- represents.Is this a God?The way he heals himself after being shot points that wayIs he a relative of human beings?Maybe, even if he is not as violent as they are, with the exception of the incident with the catThe heroine is a mute woman who cleans the floors in this high security facility.And she becomes attracted to the creature-God.The Soviets are also interested in the Being that the Americans have in their laboratory.They have a spy on the premises, called Dimitri.He is a scientist who is outraged by the decision taken by the American chain of command.They want to destroy the creature.An unlikely and certainly funny alliance is born.This committee wants to save this being.The heroine is now very attached to this God.She has started by giving him eggs and a bond was created.When she learns about the plan to kill him, she is determined to save him.That involves placing him in laundry basket, like we have seen in other movies, with escapes from prison.She gets help from Dimitri, who gives her the needed salts and chemicals-I guess- for the bath where the strange lover would be kept.There are many moments of tense, dramatic suspense.Seth Meyers joked about the idea of a woman loving something like a sea monster...I don't remember his exact words.But this God like creature is indeed charming.The way he rolls his eyes...There is also a purring, rather lovable sound that he makes.The Shape of Water is Avery interesting, thought provoking film.more
- January 1, 1970VerónicaAhora no se si leer primero el libro o ver la película... Pero necesito saber más de esta historia ¡YA!
- January 1, 1970Deyth Banger"January 29, 2018 – 50.0% "1:19:23...This whole work is going to change you, not the best ever written but still it's a magical story."January 29, 2018 – ShelvedJanuary 29, 2018 – Started Reading"P.S. - The story is goes in one direction... but sometimes it fails to fit the image.more
- January 1, 1970Dana Al-Basha دانة الباشاWhat a weird, magical, romantic movie! The colors (green and red) reminded me a lot of the french movie Amélie, but it's much less innocent. I thought that Eliza Esposito would be a Mexican who met the monster as a kid, and he marked her to know her later, and by the end she will be like him an Amphibian, and her voice would return to her... that didn't happen though, I guess my imagination is even wilder than the movie.more
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