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The Shape of Water, Guillermo del Toro’s tenth feature-length film is his most lauded since 2004’s Pan’s Labyrinth. It led all Golden Globes nominees with seven nominations (winning Best Director and Original Score), and has likewise garnered a leading thirteen Academy Award nominations. The film has been called a touching fairy tale that bridges the lonely lives of outsiders during Cold War-era Baltimore - specifically the lives of a mute cleaning woman, Elisa, and a fish-man who’s kept captive at the top-secret military base where Elisa works. The film is undoubtedly sweet-natured, and I appreciate del Toro’s attempt to tell stories