The movie «The Shape of Water» is one of the Oscar winning movies and Guillermo Del Toro was holding in his hands the golden statue feeling so happy!
The movie was the winner in the category ”Best Picture”and it was not a suprise to anyone because a lot of people wanted it to win!
If you are one of the people that had the chance to see it and you agree on the winning, you should probably take a look at some facts and get to know it even it better!
- Guillermo Del Toro was totally drunk when he told Sally Hawkins about the concept of the movie!
- A car gave Del Toro a huge fright, when it almost crashed near him during the making of the movie!
- The story has a lot of secret messages behind it!
- Sally Hawkins took dancing lessons so she can stay in her role!
- The movie was written specifically for the actors that played on it
- The ”mermaid” man was real and Doug Jones was behind the mask!
- It took 3 hours for Doug Jones to put the costume on!
- The story is about love but also has some political attributes in it
- The movie was inspired by the Creature From the Black Lagoon
- Guillermo Del Toro started working on the movie in 2011!
- Guillermo Del Toro wanted the movie to be black&white!
- Since Guillermo Del Toro was 6 he wanted to create this movie!
- The songs you hear in the movie are mostly from 1930!
- Guillermo Del Toro did the vocals for the mermaid you saw in the film!
- The movie is also going to be a novel
- ”The Shape of Water ” has also won a Golden Lion award
- Taiwanese-American artist James Jean hand made the poster for the movie!
- Filming took 12 weeks
- Richard Jenkins’ character was originally written for Ian McKellen.
- Alexandre Desplat is the composer of the film’s score