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.
This was the first English-language film to win the main award, The Golden Lion, at the Venice Film Festival, since Somewhere (2010).
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, ...
Despite being set in 1962, when Strickland proudly drives his new '62 Cadillac Sedan deVille on the street, the occupants in the car next to him are driving a '63 Pontiac Convertible. There is a further car goof later when the Soviet plant, Dr Hoffstetler, leaves his apartment for the last time - there is a white '63 Ford parked in front of the building.
English, American Sign Language, Russian, French
$3,000,490 (USA) (22 December 2017)
$61,888,637 (USA) (15 March 2018)
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