By Jack Rico
Mexican director Guillermo del Toro is once again behind the camera, this time, with a fantasy romance film titled “The Shape Of Water” directed, written and produced by him. The story is about an other-worldly fairy tale, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1963. In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa (Sally Hawkins) is trapped in a life of silence and isolation. Elisa’s life is changed forever when she and co-worker Zelda (Octavia Spencer) discover a secret classified experiment.The film stars Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Doug Jones, Lauren Lee Smith, Michael Stuhlbarg, and Octavia Spencer. It is scheduled for release on December 8, 2017.
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