The Shape of Water
After an abusive childhood, her vocal chords were cut, Elisa (Sally Hawkins) now cleans at a scientific facility, where she is expected to do her work and question nothing. When she witnesses an aquatic, humanoid creature being violently studied in the facility, Eliza is determined to save him, and then begins to fall in love with him.
Won 4 Oscars ~ including Best Picture and Best Director.
“Guillermo del Toro’s Girl-Meets-Monster romance is a gem… The horror auteur’s swooning fairy tale of a mute cleaning woman and a Cold War-era creature is one timeless love story.” ~ Peter Travers, Rolling Stone