Explore the art and making of Guillermo del Toro‘s new Golden Lion (Venice Film Festival) winning masterpiece, The Shape of Water, with ‘THE SHAPE OF WATER: Creating a Fairy Tale for Troubled Times‘, available from 29 December, 2017, courtesy of Titan Books.
The Shape of Water: Creating a Fairy Tale for Troubled Times chronicles the entire filmmaking journey, from development and design to filming and editing.
From master storyteller Guillermo del Toro comes THE SHAPE OF WATER – an other-worldly fable, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1962. In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa (Sally Hawkins) is trapped in a life of isolation. Elisa’s life is changed forever when she and co-worker Zelda (Octavia Spencer) discover a secret classified experiment.
Rounding out the cast are Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Michael Stuhlbarg and Doug Jones.
Written by veteran entertainment journalist Gina McIntyre, this deluxe book is bursting with interviews and commentary from key actors and members of the creative team, and showcases the amazing concept art and design work created specifically for the film.
With a foreword by Guillermo del Toro, this book is the perfect way for del Toro fans and cinephiles everywhere to explore this exciting new movie from a master filmmaker known for his poignant storytelling and visual grandeur.
The Shape of Water will be released in the UK on 16th February 2018.