The acclaimed director takes a break from Pacific Rim’s giant robots.
Del Toro continues his use of otherworldly creatures to explore what is is to be human in his new film The Shape of Water. The official synopsis:
…an other-worldly fairy tale, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1963. In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa is trapped in a life of silence and isolation. Elisa’s life is changed forever when she and co-worker Zelda discover a secret classified experiment.
It definitely feels like an extension of Abe Sapien – a character that starred in both of Del Toro’s Hellboy movies. Take a look…