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The Shape of Water

The Shape of Water

DVD - 2018
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An otherworldly fairy tale, set against the backdrop of Cold War-era America circa 1962. In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa is trapped in a life of isolation. Elisa's life is changed forever when she and co-worker Zelda discover a secret classified experiment.
Publisher: Beverly Hills, California : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2018]
ISBN: 9786317168367
6317168369
Branch Call Number: DVD SHAPE
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (123 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
4 3/4 in.
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5.1,2.0 Dolby Digital
widescreen (1.85:1),24 fps
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renault17ts
Jul 06, 2021

Wow, what an interesting film plot, great acting, unusual story. Especially liked Octavia Spencer

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Gadget18917
Jun 20, 2021

Revolting and disgusting. Turned it off after 15 minutes.

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bookfilmsource
May 31, 2021

Interesting looking film, but kind of dumb.

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cbdowns12
May 05, 2021

This was an enjoyable and well-made movie. Sci-fi meets self-aware period piece meets touching romance with quirky and endearing characters. (And I loved hating the villain)

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10000mefest
Nov 23, 2020

Loved this movie!
This is a film that speaks very loudly and lovingly to the "oddballs" of the world. It's for those who easily see beyond the surface of things and people--even "creatures".
Great acting and creative, inspired and effective production. The script had a few kinks here and there. But it was well worth the time spent.

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stevania_k
Sep 10, 2020

I appreciate the cinematography which is quite beautiful, but I really don’t like the plot. The acting is just okay nothing outstanding.

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riccbdr
Sep 02, 2020

Dark in mood, dark in setting. Interspecies sex? It's a NO from me.

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ScorchingSun
Aug 12, 2020

Everything's weird and odd here: the spooky setting, alien fishman, speech-challenged leading lady, smoldering, off-his-hinges villain etc.
Most, though not all, these elements connect.

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originaladream
Jan 14, 2020

Beautiful love story. She too was a fish. Did you not notice her gills when the man touched her cheek?

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iloveseaotters
Nov 30, 2019

I checked this out mainly because I was curious about it but it's really not my type of movie. The lead actress was very good, however. The movie feels way too dark, IMO. I did like the nostalgic feel of the movie.

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SEBoiko
Jul 26, 2018

Sexual Content: nudity

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007Gatsby
Jun 25, 2018

Sexual Content: Lots of stuff

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007Gatsby
Jun 25, 2018

Violence: SPOILERS: A man's finger gets cut off, and it is shown getting put into a brown paper bag.

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007Gatsby
Jun 25, 2018

Coarse Language: Lots of language.

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kpelish
Jun 21, 2018

Other: Racism, misogyny, and homophobia.

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kpelish
Jun 21, 2018

Violence: Bitten-off fingers; deliberate torture with a stun gun; death threats; murders.

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Lucik32
Apr 26, 2018

Sexual Content: Sex scenes, nudity and masturbation during the course of the movie.

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TheBibliopossum
Mar 07, 2018

Frightening or Intense Scenes: body horror involving fingers and bullet wounds

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TheBibliopossum
Mar 07, 2018

Sexual Content: a few depictions of intercourse and masturbation

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TheBibliopossum
Mar 07, 2018

Violence: cattle prodding and a harsh gunshot scene

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Lucik32
Apr 30, 2018

Lucik32 thinks this title is suitable for 17 years and over

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humbleworm
Feb 15, 2018

humbleworm thinks this title is suitable for 16 years and over

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jimg2000
May 28, 2018

54 quotes in IMDb already (thanks to the contributors.) However, some of the best quotes are silent signs. You just have to watch them, like this one:

Zelda: [Elisa looks noticeably happier] Why you smilin', hon? Well stop lookin' like that. What happened?

[Elisa shakes her head to say "nothing"]

Zelda: Why? How? How? Does he - have a...?

[Elisa nods and uses her hands to describe what the Amphibian Man's penis looks like]

Zelda: Mm-hmm. Mm-hmm.

[pause]

Zelda: Lor'...! Never trust a man. Even when he looks flat down there.

[laughs]

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MichelleinBallard
Apr 29, 2018

"Decent?

"A man has the decency not to fuck up. Now that's one thing, that's real decent of him.

"But the other kind of decency, it doesn't really matter. We sell it, but it's an export. We sell it because we don't use it."

-Character of General Hoyt

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