A beautifully crafted new international trailer for Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water has been released by Fox Searchlight Pictures.

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The romantic fairytale sees a mute Sally Hawkins, lonely and in need of love, fall hopelessly in love with a fish like creature that is being experimented on in a government laboratory. There are only two problems she needs to overcome, the fact he can’t survive out of water too long and the monster, Michael Shannon, that keeps him imprisoned against his will.

Lovingly and beautifully directed by Guillermo del Toro, the film has a cast of Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Doug Jones, Michael Stuhlbarg and Octavia Spencer.

The film is released in cinemas February 14th 2018


The Shape of Water Official Synopsis

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.