Trailer for "The Shape of Water"
This trailer promotes The Shape of Water (Fox Seachlight), a film from writer/director Guillermo del Toro.
The Shape of Water is a fairy tale set during the Cold War era of America circa 1962. In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works as a janitor, Elisa (Sally Hawkins), a mute, is trapped in a life of isolation. Her life, though, takes on hope, when she and co-worker Zelda (Octavia Spencer) discover a secret classified experiment—a hybrid man/sea creature with whom Elisa makes a special connection. Elisa and this amphibian man (Doug Jones), who too is mute, fall in love.
Guillermo del Toro, writer-director; Vanessa Taylor, writer; Dan Laustsen, DFF, DP; Sidney Wolinsky, editor; Alexandre Desplat, composer; Paul D. Austerberry, production designer.