For someone whose films deal with loss, it didn't make this one any easier.
RIP Isao Takahata
Water actually has no shape that it will always follow, but as a liquid, it will take on the shape of its container.
Oh, and the movie? It's phenomenal. A fairy tale made in a time where they seem to be getting scarce, everything about The Shape of Water is pure magic. The performances are all amazing (Sally Hawkins, in particular, is magnificent), the cinematography is gorgeous, filled with green and blue hues, giving the whole movie a feeling of…