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THE SHAPE OF WATER w/Q&A, Los Angeles, Extra Screening Opportunity
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THE SHAPE OF WATER w/Q&A, Los Angeles, Extra Screening Opportunity Saturday, February 3rd, 2018 @ 2:00 PM
Followed by a Q & A With:
DP Dan Laustsen
Composer Alexandre Desplat
Production Designer Paul Austerberry
From master storyteller, Guillermo del Toro, comes THE SHAPE OF WATER - 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, Michael Stuhlbarg and Doug Jones.

20TH CENTURY FOX STUDIO LOT - LITTLE THEATRE 10201 West Pico Blvd., Los Angeles 90064 Parking: Please enter through the Main Pico Gate (across from Motor Avenue). Parking is available anywhere on the studio lot.
THE BIG SICK w/Q&A, Los Angeles, Extra Screening Opportunity Tuesday, January 9th, 2018 @ 7:30 PM
Followed by a Q & A With:
Kumail Nanjiani
Emily V. Gordon
Based on the real-life courtship between Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon, THE BIG SICK tells the story of Pakistan-born aspiring comedian Kumail (Nanjiani), who connects with grad student Emily (Kazan) after one of his standups. However, what they thought would be just a one-night stand blossoms into the real thing, which complicates the life that is expected of Kumail by his traditional Muslim parents.

When Emily is beset with a mystery illness, it forces Kumail to navigate the medical crisis with her parents, Beth and Terry (Holly Hunter and Ray Romano) who he's never met, while dealing with the emotional tug-of-war between his family and his heart. THE BIG SICK is directed by Michael Showalter (HELLO MY NAME IS DORIS) and produced by Judd Apatow (TRAINWRECK, THIS IS 40) and Barry Mendel (TRAINWRECK, THE ROYAL TENENBAUMS).


Writers Guild of America Theater 135 S. Doheny Drive Beverly Hills (parking available in parking structure adjacent to theater - enter via alley)