In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa (Sally Hawkins) is trapped in a life of isolation during Cold War era America circa 1962. Elisa’s life is changed forever when she and co-worker Zelda (Octavia Spencer) discover a secret classified experiment.
Guillermo del Toro directed The Shape of Water and co-wrote (with Vanessa Taylor) the screenplay from a story he wrote. Michael Shannon, Doug Jones, Richard Jenkins and Michael Stuhlbarg also star.
The Shape of Water opens Friday.