Fri, Sep 4 7:30 pm
Written & Directed by: Guillermo del Toro. Cast: Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Doug Jones, Michael Stuhlbarg, and Octavia Spencer. Awards: Golden Lion, 13 Academy Awards Nominations, winner for Best Picture and Best Director. R (for sexual content, graphic nudity, violence and language).
Elisa is 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.