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'Shape of Water' Hit With Plagiarism Allegations Following 13 Oscar Nominations

'Shape of Water' Hit With Plagiarism Allegations Following 13 Oscar Nominations

Guillermo del Toro's Oscar-nominated film, The Shape of Water, has been hit with accusations of plagiarism by the estate of an American author and playwright.

David Zindel, the son of Pulitzer prize winner Paul Zindel, recently told The Guardian in a statement that he believes del Toro's magical tale of a female janitor who falls in love with a captive water creature is clearly inspired by his father's own 1969 play, Let Me Hear You Whisper, also about a female janitor who falls in love with a captive water creature (in this instance,

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