His characters, often children or those uncorrupted, are drawn into mystical and scary cinematic worlds of fairies, fauns, fallen bombs and, in the case of his best picture winner The Shape of Water, a fish-man in a Cold War parable who awakens the passions of a mute cleaning woman
The "monster" comment is fitting: "The Shape of Water" is a love story between a cleaning woman
at a top-secret US government research facility and a strange amphibious monster held captive there.
In 1960s America, a cleaning woman
who can't speak and lives next door to a gay artist falls in love with a humanoid sea creature held in a government lab for Cold War experiments.
The movie about a mute cleaning woman
who falls in love with a strange river creature had gone into the ceremony with a leading 13 nominations, and won a total of four Academy Awards.
The cold war-set fantasy thriller stars Sally Hawkins as a mute cleaning woman
who discovers a bizarre aquatic-human hybrid in a tank at a secret government lab, and helps it escape.
Shape of Water" will see its winning chances narrowed after Del Toro was charged with plagiarizing the 1969 stage play, "Let Me Hear You Whisper," about a cleaning woman
trying to rescue a dolphin from a military lab.
Guillermo del Toro's beguiling 'The Shape of Water,' about a mute cleaning woman
who falls in love with a fishman, garnered the most nods in the film categories, with seven citations.
You could be a telephone operator, a cook or the other one was called general duties, which meant that you [were] cleaning more than anything else I think, sort of [a] cleaning woman
0121 693 2248 FILM Fear Eats The Soul (12A) A lonely Polish-German cleaning woman
enters into an affair with a much younger Moroccan mechanic.
After a few months, she enlisted the help of a local cleaning woman
, Fabiana Bitencourt, to help keep her apartment tidy.
A native of Acadie, or rural New Brunswick, La Sagouine is a cleaning woman
, and former prostitute, in her 70s.
And I will never forget Lionel Ritchie's appearance, him singing to the show's cleaning woman
(in a tabard) who broke down in tears of joy.