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 creature design is heavily inspired by the film Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954). Michael Shannon's character says they picked it up in the Amazon river in South America, which is the setting of The Creature from the film.
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.
English, American Sign Language, Russian, French
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