During the Cold War, a lonely janitor stumbles upon a secret government project — a merman being held in captivity. An unlikely friendship ensues that threatens them both when Elisa, the janitor, tries to help him escape. From director Guillermo De Toro, The Shape of Water stars Sally Hawkins and Michael Shannon. The film comes to theaters December 8, 2017.
There are a surprising amount of elevator scenes in film: Plunging elevators, stuck elevators, elevators disgorging insane amounts of blood into the lobby of a hotel. Cinefix called in elevator expert John Holzer to see how close to reality Hollywood gets when they're going up.