Guillermo del Toro’s Fairy Tale Love Story ‘The Shape of Water’ Trailer

Master storyteller Guillermo Del Toro spins a wondrous story of a lonely mute janitor who befriends a mysterious sea creature being studied in a hidden security government lab.


This American fantasy romance uses the Cold War era 1963 as it’s backdrop, “The Shape of Water” directed by Guillermo del Toro and written by del Toro and Vanessa Taylor , stars Sally Hawkins as Elisa, the mute woman ; del Toro’s longtime collaborator Doug Jones (“Hellboy,” “Pan’s Labyrinth”) stars as the creature.

This offbeat love story between a mute woman and a sea creature has arrived courtesy of Fox Searchlight.