R | | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
At a top secret research facility in the 1960s, a lonely janitor forms a unique relationship with an amphibious creature that is being held in captivity.
The playwright Paul Zindel's family has filed a lawsuit for alleged plagiarism of his TV play, Let Me Hear You Whisper (1969). Del Toro denies these allegations claiming never to have seen the play.
If I spoke about it - if I did - what would I tell you? I wonder. Would I tell you about the time? It happened a long time ago, it seems. In the last days of a fair prince's reign. Or would I tell you about the place? A small city near the coast, ...
In 1962, streetlights would have been mercury vapor lamps, with their characteristic greenish-blue-tinged light. Sodium vapor streetlights were not developed until the beginning of the 1970s and not widely used until the later part of that decade.
The opening credits roll over footage of a flooded apartment.
English, American Sign Language, Russian, French
$166,564 3 December 2017