The Shape of Water (15)
Enchanting critics and audiences alike, this compelling fable tells the story of Elisa (Sally Hawkins) a cleaner in a Cold War government laboratory. Mute since birth Elisa often feels isolated until she discovers a secret experiment and develops an affinity with the mysterious human/amphibian under examination.
Directed by Guillermo del Toro.
This film was chosen by Emma Bangham, Programme Manager.