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The shape of water / Fox Searchlight Pictures presents ; in association with TSG Entertainment ; a Double Dare You production ; a Guillermo Del Toro film ; produced by Guillermo Del Toro, J. Miles Dale ; story by Guillermo Del Toro ; screenplay by Guillermo Del Toro & Vanessa Taylor ; directed by Guillermo Del Toro.

Toro, Guillermo del, 1964- (film director,, screenwriter,, film producer.). Taylor, Vanessa, 1978- (screenwriter.). Dale, J. Miles (film producer.). Hawkins, Sally, 1976- (actor.). Spencer, Octavia (actor.). Shannon, Michael, 1974- (actor.). Jenkins, Richard, 1947- (actor.). Jones, Doug, 1960- (actor.). Stuhlbarg, Michael (actor.). Sequeira, Luis (costume designer.). Desplat, Alexandre (composer (expression)). Wolinsky, Sidney (film editor.). Austerberry, Paul Denham (production designer.). Laustsen, Dan (cinematographer.). Fox Searchlight Pictures (presenter.). TSG Entertainment (presenter.). DDY (Firm) (production company.). Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc. (publisher.). Sally Hawkins, Octavia Spencer, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Doug Jones, Michael Stuhlbarg. (Cast).
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (123 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Beverly Hills, California : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2018]

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at George H. and Ella M. Rodgers Memorial Library.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
George H. and Ella M. Rodgers Memorial Library DVD SHAPE 34510011052261 DVDs Available -

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 2017.
Wide screen (1.85:1).
Special features: A fairy tale for troubled times; theatrical trailers.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Costume designer, Luis Sequeira ; music, Alexandre Desplat ; film editor, Sidney Wolinsky ; production designer, Paul Austerberry ; director of photography, Dan Laustsen.
Participant or Performer Note:
Sally Hawkins, Octavia Spencer, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Doug Jones, Michael Stuhlbarg.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R; sexual content, graphic nudity, violence and language CHV rating: 14A.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital 2.0.
Language Note:
In English, Spanish or French; Spanish or French subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH); closed-captioned; English descriptive audio track for people with visual disabilities.
Subject: Laboratories > Drama.
Security classification (Government documents) > Drama.
Science > Experiments > Drama.
Fairy tales > Drama.
Cold War > Drama.
Mermen > Drama.
Amphibians as laboratory animals > Drama.
Orphans > Drama
Mute persons > Drama.
Animals, Mythical > Drama.
Genre: Thrillers (Fiction)
Feature films
Fiction films
Romance films
Fantasy films
Historical films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities

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