I had really been looking forward to seeing this film.

The makings of interesting characterisation was there, but it just never came into being. These promotions will be applied to this item: Some promotions may be combined; others are not eligible to be combined with other offers. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. I turned it off less than half way. It had all the elements I need to enjoy a great HEA. With writing that is as beautiful, vivid, original and unusual as the movie itself, this is a perfect companion piece. I always like the bad guy to loose big in the end! Just go watch it though, it's a great movie. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Amazon Prime - 30 dagen gratis. But all those feelings got tossed aside when I came to the last few pages and learned the Asset's real name, and read his thoughts, and learned more about Elisa's identity (if you open up your imagination). Please try your request again later. Great Movie with Terrific Special Features, Reviewed in the United States on March 15, 2018. With Sally Hawkins, Octavia Spencer, Michael Shannon, Doug Jones. It's very well written and only diverges from the film in small ways. Cat Owners and Patriots will Hate this Movie, Reviewed in the United States on November 22, 2018. If they had taken out the swearing and the weird sex scenes I’m sure it would have made a charming kids movie but my copy is destined for recycling! It reminded me of the ending in Guillermo del Toro's Pan's Labyrinth. Por algo se llevó el OSCAR a Mejor Película. "[A] phenomenally enrapturing and reverberating work of art in its own right...[that] vividly illuminates the minds of the characters, greatly enhancing our understanding of their temperaments and predicaments and providing more expansive and involving story lines." There was a problem loading your book clubs. If you want to learn the Italian language fast, and in a new way, then take a look into this book! The Shape of Water This is the story in print for the movie The Shape of Water. The cliches flow like sludge: a government agent so wicked he doesn't was his hands after using the urinal, all the good people are either disabled, gay, black (a particularly demeaning portrait of a black working-class woman straight out of Gone With The Wind - all golden-hearted bad-temper and endless lawks-a-mercy utterings). Por algo se llevó el OSCAR a Mejor Película. And it is very well done and very well perform by the actors who played in it. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Shape of Water. For details, please see the Terms & Conditions associated with these promotions. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. As always for this director, the visuals are gorgeous and the experience immersive. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on April 18, 2019, Great read and well worth the price, the wife loved it. Two cops who won't quit. Redemption links and eBooks cannot be resold. I had wanted to see it in the cinema but for whatever reason I never had the time, and only now FINALLY got the chance to see it, only to be disappointed. Quickly browse titles in our catalog based on the ones you have picked. Basically its like watching Amelie, set in a roger rabbit lab, with caricatures of characters. Meer informatie. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. He lives in California with his wife and two children.Daniel Kraus has landed on Entertainment Weekly‘s Top 10 Books of the Year (2015 - The Death and Life of Zebulon Finch) and has won two Odyssey Awards (for Rotters and Scowler). Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 31 October 2018.

The novel follows all of the major plot points of the screenplay, with a few twists and dialogue changes to keep it fresh, and additional background on even peripheral characters, adding much depth. At a top secret research facility in the 1960s, a lonely janitor forms a unique relationship with an amphibious creature that is being held in captivity. I like the shape of the water, it's very oblong. To like this you must either lack critical sense or would need to be ignorant of the last 30 years of movie production, unless the motive in watching is to make a stereotypical dumbed down political statement about "progressive" ideas, which oddly feels misplaced even. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. Previous page of related Sponsored Products. Elisa has no choice but to risk everything to save her beloved. Kindle Paperwhite. Using sign language, the two learn to communicate. In "The Shape of Water", Guillermo del Toro and Daniel Kraus adapt the story of del Toro's 2017 film, but this is so much more than your typical novelization of a film. I always like the bad guy to loose big in the end! What happens when a hero has to rise up? The art direction and film score is a plain copy (but poorly executed) of Amelie. Buy The Shape of Water Illustrated by Del Toro, Guillermo (ISBN: 9781250165343) from Amazon's Book Store. The god-king is dead, but his legacy lives on. In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa (Sally Hawkins) is … Rentals include 30 days to start watching this video and 48 hours to finish once started. Lovely film, dreamlike and poetic in parts, with an on the edge of your seat tension throughout. The video and audio are excellent, but beyond that the special features for once actually are special, particularly if you are interested in how the movie was made. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 16 July 2018. I found it to be lyrical and mesmerizing and this Blu-Ray transfer is well worth the money. He was a horrible, self-absorbed, arrogant, racist, chauvinistic jerk and it was enjoyable to watch him disintegrate (again literally and figuratively) as the movie progressed. Both the merman and the main female character desperately needed fleshing out in terms of their characterisation if we were expected to believe in their relationship and feel any emotion towards, or investment in, them. Please try your request again later. I think I was looking for more details of how Elisa and the Asset fall in love - a more drawn-out beauty and the beast tale. Prime members enjoy fast & free shipping, unlimited streaming of movies and TV shows with Prime Video and many more exclusive benefits. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Del Toro and Kraus alternate between characters' points of view, letting the overlapping narratives add conflict and tension even for those who haven't seen the film. We have the sad and lonely heroine, the strong and supportive best friends (Octavia Spencer and Richard Jenkins), the tortured (in this case literally, tortured) hero, and the unrepentant villain. Rentals include 30 days to start watching this video and 48 hours to finish once started. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Unable to add item to List. It is saying that humans can do what ever they want.

The Shape of Water [del Toro, Guillermo, Kraus, Daniel] on Amazon.com. There was a problem loading your book clubs. Amazon's Choice for "shape of water " Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. And the Russians are, indeed, coming.Developed from the ground up as a bold two-tiered release―one story interpreted by two artists in the independent mediums of literature and film―The Shape of Water is unlike anything you’ve ever read or seen.“Most movie novelizations do little more than write down what audiences see on the screen.

A silly story about a lonely mute woman who falls in love with a ‘fish-man’ held captive in the secret laboratory where she works as a cleaner! Esta versión importada es muy buena, ya que incluye un material extra de aproximadamente unos 30 minutos. I found it to be lyrical and mesmerizing and this Blu-Ray transfer is well worth the money. There's a bit where you'll be like "that amount of water could never fit in there!" There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. Co-author Daniel Kraus’ book and the film tell the same story, of a mute woman who falls in love with an imprisoned and equally mute creature, in two very different ways.” —io9Praise for The Shape of Water directed by Guillermo del ToroWinner of the 2018 Academy Award for Best PictureWinner of the 2018 Academy Award for Best DirectorWinner of the 2018 Academy Award for Music (Original Score)Winner of the 2018 Academy Award for Production DesignWinner of the 2018 Golden Globe Award for Best Director of a Motion Picture"With encouragement from critics and awards voters, discerning viewers should make Fox Searchlight’s December release the season’s classiest date movie—for perhaps the greatest of The Shape of Water’s many surprises is how extravagantly romantic it is.” —Variety"A visually and emotionally ravishing fantasy that should find a welcome embrace from audiences starved for imaginative escape.” —The Hollywood ReporterAwarded the Golden Lion for Best Film at the 74th Annual Venice International Film Festival.