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.
Director Guillermo del Toro said about Sally Hawkins, "Not only was she the first choice, she was the only choice. I wrote the movie for Sally, I wrote the movie for Michael [Shannon]... Sally is -- I wanted the character of Elisa to be beautiful, in her own way, not in a way ... ...
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, ...
On one of the first scenes of the movie, the compact range seen in the kitchen boiling water is a 1966 Frigidaire RG-22K, a Canadian model made in Scarborough Ontario that was never sold in the United States or before 1965.
English, American Sign Language, Russian, French
$3,000,490 (USA) (22 December 2017)
$63,859,435 (USA) (3 May 2018)
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