THE ENVELOPE PODCAST
Episode #90: The Shape of Water
Ladies & Gentlemen. Welcome to The Envelope Podcast. Here on The Envelope, we discuss & review every Best Picture Winner in the Academy Awards History.
On this episode, we discuss the ninetieth Best Picture Winner: “THE SHAPE OF WATER”
"The Shape of Water" is a romantic fantasy film that follows Elisa, a mute, isolated woman who works as a cleaning lady in a hidden, high-security government laboratory in 1962 Baltimore. Her life changes forever when she discovers the lab's classified secret: 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. Directed by Guillermo del Toro, the film stars Sally Hawkins as Elisa Esposito, Michael Shannon as Richard Strickland, Richard Jenkins as Giles, Octavia Spencer as Zelda Fuller, Michael Stuhlbarg as Dr. Robert Hoffstetler and Doug Jones as Amphibian Man.
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