FILM TITLE: THE SHAPE OF WATER
GENRE:
CONSUMER ADVICE: 16 L N S V
DISTRIBUTOR: TIMES MEDIA FILMS
DIRECTOR: GUILLERMO DEL TORO
MAIN CAST: SALLY HAWKINS,OCTAVIA SPENCER,MICHAEL SHANNON
LANGUAGE: STRONG, FAIRLY FREQUENT
NUDITY: MILD, INFREQUENT
PREJUDICE: LOW IMPACT, VERY INFREQUENT
SEX: NONE
VIOLENCE: STRONG, FAIRLY FREQUENT
BLASPHEMY: NONE
DRUG ABUSE: NONE
COMMENTS: THIS IS A FANTASY FILM ABOUT A MUTE WOMAN WHO FORMS A CLOSE FRIENDSHIP WITH AN AMPHIBIAN MAN CREATURE WHO WAS HELD CAPTIVE IN A SECRET GOVERNMENT FACILITY WHERE SHE MARKS. THE FILM CONTAINS COMPLEX AND MATURE THEMES OF ISOLATION, SCIENTIFIC EXPERIMENTATION ON A FANTASTICAL BEING, SUBJUGATION, FRIENDSHIP, RESCUE MISSIONS, ESPIONAGE, EMPATHY, ROMANCE AND A GUEST FOR FREEDOM. THESE THEMES ARE TREATED IN AN ADULT MANNER IN A FANTASY CONTEXT THAT MAY BE DISTURBING, CONFUSING OR UPSETTING TO VIEWERS BELOW THE AGE OF 16 YEARS.