The Shape of Water (Guillermo del Toro’s new scifi flick).

Here’s the trailer for Guillermo del Toro’s new scifi flick, The Shape of Water.

It’s an other-worldly scifi fairy tale, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1963.

In the hidden high-security underground Area 51-like government complex where she works, lonely mute girl Elisa (actor Sally Hawkins) is trapped in a life of silence and isolation.

But Elisa’s life is changed forever when she and co-worker Zelda (Octavia Spencer) discover a secret classified experiment, in the form of an Amazonian mutant creature – possibly alien – that the government wants to dissect.

Think E.T. crossed with Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s Amélie as far as the plot goes. Hitting cinemas early December 2017.

The Shape of Water (Guillermo del Toro's new scifi flick).
The Shape of Water (Guillermo del Toro’s new scifi flick).


Colonel Frog is a long time science fiction and fantasy fan. He loves reading novels in the field, and he also enjoys watching movies (as well as reading lots of other genre books).

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