Elisa is a mute, isolated woman who works as a cleaning lady in a hidden, high-security government laboratory in 1962 Baltimore.
Her life changes forever when she discovers the lab's classified secret -- a mysterious, scaled creature from South America that lives in a water tank.
As Elisa develops a unique bond with her new friend, she soon learns that its fate and very survival lies in the hands of a hostile government agent and a marine biologist.
Starring Sally Hawkins.
BAFTA Nominations include - Best Film, Director, Original Screenplay, Leading Actress, Supporting Actress.
Oscar Nominations include - Best Film, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay.