Guillermo del Toro / UK, USA 2018 / 123 min / Cert 15
Winner of Best Film and Best Musical Score at the 2018 Oscars, Film Theatre favourite del Toro’s multi-Oscar winning film stars Elisa (Sally Hawkins) as a mute, isolated woman. She works as a cleaning lady in a hidden, high-security government laboratory in 1962 Baltimore in this seductively melancholy creature movie. 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.