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Author McIntyre, Gina, author.

Title Guillermo del Toro's The Shape of Water : creating a fairy tale for troubled times / foreword by Guillermo del Toro ; written by Gina McIntyre.

Publication Info. San Rafael, California : Insight Editions, 2017.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Morris Area PL Adult Non Fiction - MRBB-3  791.43 MCI    AVAILABLE
Description 156 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 29 cm
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Note Chiefly illustrations.
Summary "Explore the art and making of Guillermo del Toro's new masterpiece, The Shape of Water, winner of the Venice Film Festival's top prize, the Golden Lion. From master storyteller Guillermo del Toro comes The Shape of Water--an other-worldly fairy tale set against the backdrop of the Cold War-era United States circa 1962. In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa (Sally Hawkins) is trapped in a life of silence and isolation. Elisa's life is changed forever when she and coworker Zelda (Octavia Spencer) discover a secret classified experiment. Rounding out the cast are Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Michael Stuhlbarg, and Doug Jones. Guillermo del Toro's The Shape of Water: Creating a Fairy Tale for Troubled Times chronicles the entire filmmaking journey, from development to design to filming. Featuring interviews and commentary from key actors and members of the creative team, the book also showcases the amazing concept art and design work created for the film. For del Toro fans and movie lovers everywhere, it's the perfect way to explore this exciting new movie from a master filmmaker known for his poignant storytelling and visual grandeur."--Provided from
Contents Foreword -- Introduction: a "Fish-Man out of water" romance -- Act. I: The characters. Elisa Esposito -- Zelda Fuller -- Richard Strickland -- Giles Dupont -- Dr. Robert Hoffstetler -- Act II: Creating the creature. Designing a leading man -- Paging the one and only Doug Jones -- Constructing the suit -- The color conundrum -- Applying the makeup -- The water damage dilemma -- Devising digital enhancements -- Act III: The production. Entering Elisa's world -- Now entering Occam -- The creature arrives -- Meeting the monster -- Torturing the fish -- The Russians are coming -- Heartache and pie -- The great escape -- Finding a love connection -- Gotta sing, gotta dance -- The sound of water -- Zelda's showdown -- Filming the finale -- Happily ever after -- A fairy tale for troubled times.
Subject Shape of water (Motion picture)
Motion pictures -- Art direction.
Motion pictures -- Setting and scenery.
Motion pictures -- Production and direction.
Motion pictures -- Art direction. (OCoLC)fst01027293
Motion pictures -- Production and direction. (OCoLC)fst01027357
Motion pictures -- Setting and scenery. (OCoLC)fst01027381
Added Author Toro, Guillermo del, 1964- author of foreword.
Added Title Guillermo del Toro's the Shape of Water
Shape of water : creating a fairy tale for troubled times
Shape of water (Motion picture)
ISBN 9781683832256 (hardcover)
1683832256 (hardcover)

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