Guillermo del Toro has revealed the full meaning behind the characters in his Oscar-winning The Shape of Water in an exclusive video from the upcoming Blu-ray release.

With The Shape of Water, del Toro was able to tell an old-fashioned monster story in a new and different way. The film follows the mute Elisa Esposito (Sally Hawkins), who works at a research facility in Baltimore that has just received a groundbreaking new discovery: the Amphibian Man (Doug Jones), a water-dwelling man-fish creature from a river in South America. After seeing the awful treatment that the creature receives from his handler Richard Strickland (Michael Shannon), she befriends the creature through a series of hard-boiled egg lunches and jazz music. Eventually, she breaks him out of the facility – with the help of co-worker Zelda (Octavia Spencer) and neighbor Giles (Richard Jenkins) – and tries to save him from the government that wants ...

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