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Best Picture
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Magical, thrilling and romantic to the core, a sensual and fantastical fairy tale...a film that plays by all the rules and none of them.
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The Shape of Water

From master story teller, Guillermo del Toro, comes THE SHAPE OF WATER - an other-worldly fairy tale, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1962. In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa (Sally Hawkins) is trapped in a life of isolation. Elisa’s life is changed forever when she and co-worker Zelda (Octavia Spencer) discover a secret classified experiment. Rounding out the cast are Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Michael Stuhlbarg and Doug Jones.

"Magical, thrilling and romantic to the core, a sensual and fantastical fairy tale with moral overtones, it's a film that plays by all the rules and none of them, going its own way with fierce abandon." (Kenneth Turan,
Los Angeles Times)

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Monica Film Center thru Feb 22nd
Playhouse 7 thru Feb 22nd
Claremont 5 thru Feb 22nd
NoHo 7 thru Feb 25th
Rated R
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Runtime: 122 min
Language: English

Director: Guillermo del Toro
Producer(s): Guillermo del Toro, J. Miles Dale
Writer(s): Guillermo del Toro, Vanessa Taylor
Cast: Doug Jones, Michael Shannon, Michael Stuhlbarg, Octavia Spencer, Richard Jenkins, Sally Hawkins

Awards:
  • Winner, Best Director, Golden Globes
  • Winner, Best Original Score, Golden Globes
  • Nominee, Best Picture, Academy Awards
  • Nominee, Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Academy Awards
  • Nominee, Best Actress in a Leading Role, Academy Awards
  • Nominee, Best Actress in a Supporting Role, Academy Awards
  • Nominee, Best Cinematography, Academy Awards
  • Nominee, Best Costume Design, Academy Awards
  • Nominee, Best Director, Academy Awards
  • Nominee, Best Film Editing, Academy Awards
  • Nominee, Best Music (Original Score), Academy Awards
  • Nominee, Best Production Design, Academy Awards
  • Nominee, Best Sound Editing, Academy Awards
  • Nominee, Best Sound Mixing, Academy Awards
  • Nominee, Best Writing (Original Screenplay), Academy Awards
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5240 Lankershim Blvd.
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Playhouse 7

673 East Colorado Blvd.
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Claremont 5

450 West 2nd Street
1:30pm | 7:20pm

Monica Film Center

1332 2nd Street
1:50pm | 8:10pm