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Dan Laustsen

Cinematographer, “The Shape of Water”

Dan Laustsen on KCRW

In “The Shape of Water,” a mute woman falls in love with a creature being studied in the government lab where she’s a janitor.

The making of 'The Shape of Water'

In “The Shape of Water,” a mute woman falls in love with a creature being studied in the government lab where she’s a janitor.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Guillermo del Toro’s “The Shape of Water” is about a mute woman who falls in love with an amphibious creature, ala the 1954 film “Creature from the Black Lagoon.”

Making the creature in ‘The Shape of Water’ sexy

Guillermo del Toro’s “The Shape of Water” is about a mute woman who falls in love with an amphibious creature, ala the 1954 film “Creature from the Black Lagoon.”

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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