February 7, 2018
Kingston:Jamaica Palace Amusement Cinemas
With 13 Academy Award® nominations including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress, The Shape of Water is the top contender for coveted Oscar® glory this year. The film also copped 2 Golden Globe Awards® for Best Director and Best Screenplay from seven nominations received this year.
An unusual connection is forged, as Elisa, a janitor working in the government’s high security laboratory falls for the lab’s secret project- a mysterious, scaled creature from South America that lives in a water tank. As Elisa develops a unique bond with her new friend, she soon learns that its fate and very survival lies in the hands of a hostile government agent and a marine biologist.
The Shape of Water stars Academy Award® nominees Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon and Richard Jenkins, Academy Award® winner Octavia Spencer and Golden Globe Award® winner Michael Stuhlbarg and Dough Jones. Academy Award® nominee Guillermo del Toro directs in addition to sharing writing credits with Vanessa Taylor.