“The Shape of Water” quotes(2017)
Plot – The movie in set during the Cold War. A mute young woman, Elisa, that works as a cleaning lady, lives in a world of silence and solitude. Watching the others having a normal life makes her feel broken and incomplete, she lives with no ambition nor expectations. One day, Elisa and her colleague Zelda are cleaning a secret laboratory when they come across a dangerous government experiment: a half-fish half-man creature held captive in a tank full of water. Elisa and the monster will become close friends and their relationship will not go unnoticed.
All actors – Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Octavia Spencer, Michael Stuhlbarg, Doug Jones, David Hewlett, Nick Searcy, Stewart Arnott, Nigel Bennett, Lauren Lee Smith, Martin Roach, Allegra Fulton, John Kapelos, Morgan Kelly, Marvin Kaye, Dru Viergever, Wendy Lyon, Cody Ray Thompson, Diego Fuentes, Madison Ferguson, Jayden Greig, Karen Glave, Danny Waugh, Dan Lett, Deney Forrest, Brandon McKnight, Clyde Whitham, Jonelle Gunderson, Cameron Laurie, Evgeny Akimov, Sergey Nikonov, Vanessa Oude-Reimerink, Alexey Pankratov, Shaila D'Onofrio, Edward Tracz, Terry Brandon, Glen Brough, Cyndy Day, Maxine Grossman, Shane Clinton Jarvis, Matthew Mease, Jim Pagiamtzis, Dave Reachill, Amanda Smith, Joe Vercilloshow all
“The Shape of Water” Quotes 22 quotes
“Man is as silent as the grave. But if farts were flattery? Honey, he'd be Shakespeare.”
“If we do nothing, neither are we.”
“When he looks at me, the way he looks at me... He does not know, what I lack... Or - how - I am incomplete. He sees me, for what I - am, as I am. He's happy - to see me. Every time. Every day. Now, I can either save him... or let him die.”
“- Bernard: Oh, and they want the - them happier. The family.
- Giles: Happier?
- Bernard: Mm.
- Giles: Happier? The father looks like he just discovered the missionary position!”
“I'm not competitive, I don't want an intricate, beautiful thing destroyed!”
“- Dr. Robert Hoffstetler: He's bleeding. What happened?
- Richard Strickland: It's an animal, Hoffstetler. Just keepin' it tame.”
“- Richard Strickland: The thing we keep in there is an affront. Do you know what an affront is, Zelda?
- Zelda: Something offensive?
- Richard Strickland: That's right. And I should know, I dragged that... filthy thing... out of the river muck in South America all the way here. And along the way we didn't get to like each other much. Now. You...” (continue)(continue reading)
“Some of the best minds in the country peein' all over the floor in this here facility.”
“Short people are mean. I never met a short man that stays nice all the way through. No sir. Mean little backstabbers, all of 'em. Maybe it's the air down there. Not enough oxygen or somethin'.”
“Y'know, uh - cornflakes were invented to prevent masturbation. It didn't work.”
“Have you always been alone? Did you ever have someone? Do you know what happened to you, do you? Because I don't. I don't know what happened to me. I don't know! I look in the mirror and the only thing I recognize, are these eyes. In this old man's face. You know sometimes I think I was either born too early or too late for my life. Maybe we're...” (continue)(continue reading)
“Never trust a man. Even when he looks flat down there.”
“I do not fail. I deliver.”
“He's a wild creature. We can't ask him to be anything else.”
“I’m going to be synchronizing our watches just like they do in the movies.”
“- Giles: Oh! God, to be young and beautiful. If I could go back to when I was 18 - I didn't know anything about anything - I'd give myself a bit of advice.
- Elisa: [in sign language] What would you say?
- Giles: I would say: Take better care of your teeth and fuck, a lot more.”