The Shape of Water

film by del Toro [2017]

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direction by del Toro

  • del Toro, Guillermo
    In Guillermo del Toro

    However, the bewitching fantasy romance The Shape of Water (2017), for which del Toro wrote the story and cowrote the screenplay, was nominated for 13 Academy Awards and won 4, including for best picture. In addition, del Toro garnered the Oscar, the Golden Globe Award, and the BAFTA for best…

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role of Spencer

  • Octavia Spencer (left) and Viola Davis in The Help (2011).
    In Octavia Spencer

    Gifted and the fairy tale The Shape of Water, in which she played a member of a night cleaning crew who discover an unusual creature in the government laboratory where they work. For the latter film, Spencer received her third Academy Award nomination.

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