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Show & Tell @ The Historic Theater

Show & Tell: The Shape of Water

Show & Tell: The Shape of Water

[The film] features one of the year’s most heart-wrenching performances nestled in a supreme confabulation of cinematic craft. – Ty Burr, Boston Globe

Nominated for 13 Oscars, and a favorite from Telluride by the Sea 2017. From master story-teller, Guillermo del Toro - an other-worldly 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, Doug Jones and Michael Stuhlbarg.

R • 2h3m • US


Professional film enthusiast Paul Goodwin puts the “talk” in talkies, encouraging audiences to speak their minds and hear all about the movies, their backgrounds, and even trivia and the latest gossip about the stars. Free to the public after the end credits roll. Complimentary coffee, courtesy of Carpe Diem!


Paul Goodwin, HeadshotPaul Goodwin, who whiles away his daytime hours writing a newsletter about investing in Chinese stocks, has been leading film discussions at The Music Hall for more than 20 years. Paul has been a film nut since…well, since forever. He taught film reviewing at UNH, wrote reviews for a defunct art weekly and had a radio film reviewing show for years. These days, except for an occasional trip to the MallPlex 35, he gets his film nourishment from the rich offerings at The Music Hall, where you can’t beat the combination of great movies and free coffee and popcorn for discussions!

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