From master story-teller Guillermo del Toro, The Shape Of Water is an other-worldly fairy tale set against the backdrop of Cold War era America in 1962. In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely mute Elisa (Sally Hawkins) is trapped in a life of isolation. However her life is changed forever when she and co-worker Zelda (Octavia Spencer) discover a secret classified experiment – a mysterious, scaled creature from South America that lives in a water tank. As Elisa develops a unique bond with her new friend, del Toro casts an other-worldly spell, merging the pathos and thrills of the classic monster movie tradition with shadowy film noir, then stirring in the heat of a very unusual love story. Also starring Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Doug Jones and Michael Stuhlbarg. MA15+ from Jan 18.
Check the trailer here
“I’ve never seen anything quite like this spellbinding tale.”
– Wall Street Journal
“It sends tingles coursing through every part of you that other films don’t reach”
Dendy Newtown will be hosting a Dendy Dames screening of Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape Of Water on Wednesday 10th January at 7pm
The lovely people at Dendy have given us 2 double passes to this special preview screening to give away. Just drop us a line at firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know you’re interested by midday Friday Jan 5. Winners will be notified that afternoon, and given a booking number for tickets available at the box office on the night.
More about the screening here
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