In writer and director Guillermo del Toro's
new romantic fantasy horror set in early 1960s Baltimore, Sally Hawkins
plays a mousy, mute janitor, 'Elisa Esposito'
, working the nightshift at a hidden high-security research laboratory during the Cold War
era who discovers a secret classified experiment which is a amphibious humanoid from the rivers of South America
, and begins to bond with the creature, sharing food, music and companionship in a world of isolation.
Costume worn by Sally Hawkins as Elisa Esposito
in The Shape of WaterLuis Sequeria
is the Costume Designer
on this modern fairytale set in 1962 and this costume worn by Sally Hawkins
was photographed on display at ArcLight Hollywood
cinema on November 11, 2017.
For more 1960s film and TV fashion be sure to check out these Hidden Figures movie costumes
, these Bridge of Spies film costumes
and these Hairspray Live! costumes
and these 11.22.63 TV costumes
The Shape of Water movie poster
Go further behind-the-scenes with this book: Guillermo del Toro's The Shape of Water: Creating a Fairy Tale for Troubled Times
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Hollywood Movie Costumes and Props 2017-11-12.