Guillermo del Toro's The Shape of Water: Creating a Fairy Tale for Troubled Times by Gina McIntyreGuillermo del Toro's The Shape of Water: Creating a Fairy Tale for Troubled Times by Gina McIntyre

Guillermo del Toro's The Shape of Water: Creating a Fairy Tale for Troubled Times

byGina McIntyre

Hardcover | December 19, 2017

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Explore the art and makingof Guillermo del Toro's new masterpiece, The Shape of Water, winner of theVenice Film Festival's top prize, the Golden Lion.
From master story tellerGuillermo del Toro, comes The Shape of Water-an other-worldly fairy tale,set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1963. In the hiddenhigh-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa (SallyHawkins) is trapped in a life of silence and isolation. Elisa's life is changedforever when she and co-worker Zelda (Octavia Spencer) discover a secretclassified experiment. Rounding out the cast are Michael Shannon, RichardJenkins, Michael Stuhlbarg and Doug Jones.

The Art and Makingof The Shape of Water chronicles the entire filmmaking journey, fromdevelopment to design to filming. Featuring interviews and commentary from keyactors and members of the creative team, the book also showcases the amazingconcept art and design work created for the film. For del Toro fans and movielovers everywhere, it's the perfect way to explore this exciting new movie froma master filmmaker known for his poignant storytelling and visualgrandeur.

Gina McIntyre is a veteran entertainment journalist who has covered movies, TV, and music for the Los Angeles Times, the Hollywood Reporter, and Entertainment Weekly. She is the author of Guillermo del Toro's The Shape of Water: Creating a Fairy Tale for Troubled Times and The Art of Ready Player One. Her writing has also appeared on R...
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Title:Guillermo del Toro's The Shape of Water: Creating a Fairy Tale for Troubled TimesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:160 pages, 11 × 9.25 × 0.9 inPublished:December 19, 2017Publisher:Insight EditionsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1683832256

ISBN - 13:9781683832256

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“From cover to cover, Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water: Creating a Fairy Tale for Troubled Times is every bit as gorgeous and absorbing as the film on which it’s based. McIntyre has constructed a perfect companion for fans, which provides them with a further appreciation for every facet that goes into a film production.”