Guillermo del Toro’s “The Shape of Water” Gets Digital, 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD Release Dates

The Shape of Water Blu-ray DVD 4K Ultra HD release del toro

Guillermo del Toro’s cinematic masterpiece The Shape of Water will be made available digitally on Movies Anywhere beginning February 27, 2018, and then on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, and DVD on March 13, 2018!

Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water has been received warmly by both critics and the general audience. Now, fans can go ahead and own it digitally on February 27, 2018. The film will also be available for purchase on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, and DVD on March 13, 2018.

Here’s the official synopsis:

From master storyteller, Guillermo del Toro, comes THE SHAPE OF WATER, an otherworldly fairy tale set against the backdrop of Cold War-era America circa 1962. In the hidden, high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa (Sally Hawkins) is trapped in a life of isolation. Elisa’s life is changed forever when she and co-worker Zelda (Octavia Spencer) discover a secret classified experiment. Rounding out the cast are Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Michael Stuhlbarg and Doug Jones.

The Shape of Water is nominated for a total of 13 Academy Awards, including Best Picture. Actor Richard Jenkins is also nominated for Best Supporting Actor for playing Giles, a queer character who offers a lot of help to the female lead.

Let’s see if the film is able to win some awards when the 90th Academy Awards air on March 4, 2018. The event will be hosted by Jimmy Kimmel.

It has already won in the Best Director and Best Original Score categories at the 75th Golden Globe Awards.

The Special Features Include:

  • 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

The 4K Ultra HD™ Disc Specifications

  • Screen Format: Widescreen 1.85:1
  • Audio: English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1, English Descriptive Audio 5.1, Spanish Dolby Digital 5.1, French DTS 5.1
  • Subtitles: English SDH, French, Spanish
  • Total Run Time: 123 minutes

The Blu-ray Disc Specifications

  • Screen Format: 1080p High Definition/Widescreen 1.85:1
  • Audio: English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1, English Descriptive Audio 5.1, Spanish Dolby Digital 5.1, French Dolby Digital 5.1
  • Subtitles: English SDH, French, Spanish
  • Total Run Time: 123 minutes

The DVD Disc Specifications

  • Screen Format: Widescreen 1.85:1
  • Audio: English Dolby Digital 5.1, English Descriptive Audio 5.1,
  • Spanish Dolby Digital 2.0, French Dolby Digital 2.0
  • Subtitles: English SDH, French, Spanish
  • Total Run Time: 123 minutes

Have you watched The Shape of Water yet? Let us know.

Author: Farid-ul-Haq

Farid has a Masters in Psychology and an M.Phil in Molecular Genetics. He is the author of numerous books including Arousing the Legacy, Missing in Somerville, The Game Master of Somerville, and The Escaped Murderer of Somerville. He gives us insight on comics, books, TV shows, anime/manga, video games, and movies.



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