Academy Award® Winner for Best Picture
In a hidden, high-security government laboratory at the height of the Cold War, a mute, lonely cleaning woman (Sally Hawkins, in an Oscar®-nominated performance) discovers a classified experiment and falls in love. Acclaimed director Guillermo del Toro masterfully combines adventure, drama, romance, horror, and thrills in a film that "will haunt your dreams and break your heart" (Rolling Stone
). Winner of 4 Oscars® including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Original Score. 2 hrs, 2 DVDs or Blu-ray discs. Mature content.
• A Fairy Tale for Troubled Times
• Anatomy of a Scene: Prologue
• Anatomy of a Scene: The Dance
• Shaping the Waves: A Conversation with James Jean
• Guillermo del Toro's Master Class
• Theatrical Trailers
Run Time: 2 hours
Number of discs: 1
Foreign Language Subtitles: No
Color or B&W: Color
Region Code: 1
Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
Audio Format: Dolby Digital 5.1
Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Octavia Spencer, Michael Stuhlbarg, and Doug Jones.
Nominated for 13 Academy Awards® and winner of the Oscar® for Best Picture, Best Director (Gillermo del Toro), Best Production Design (Paul Denham Austerberry), and Best Original Score (Alexandre Desplat).
Nominated for 7 Golden Globe Awards including Best Drama, Best Actress (Sally Hawkins), Best Supporting Actor (Richard Jenkins), and Best Supporting Actress (Octavia Spencer). Golden Globe Winner for Best Director and Best Original Score.
"One of del Toro's most stunningly successful works"—IndieWire
"An unforgettably romantic, utterly sublime, dazzling phantasmagoria"—Minneapolis Star Tribune
"An adult fairy tale that takes elements from Beauty and the Beast and recasts them in an alternative universe that's a wonderfully rendered twist on our own…a captivating singular vision."—San Francisco Chronicle