From master storyteller, Guillermo del Toro, comes The Shape of Water – an other-worldly fable, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America, circa 1962.

In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa (Sally Hawkins) is trapped in a life of isolation. Elisa’s life is changed forever when she and co-worker Zelda (Octavia Spencer) discover a secret classified experiment.

Rounding out the cast are Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Michael Stuhlbarg and Doug Jones.


  • The Shape of Water led all films with 7 Golden Globe nominations – including Best Picture.
  • The film picked up record 14 Critics Choice nominations.
  • The Wall Street Journal has named The Shape of Water the best movie of the year.
  • The AFI has named The Shape of Water among the top 10 films of the year.

Join the CliffCentral crew for a special screening of The Shape of Water:
Date: Thursday 18 January 2018
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Cinema 1, Ster-Kinekor Rosebank Nouveau

Listen to The Gareth Cliff Show to find out how to get tickets for the screening.


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