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Interpreters have treated it as everything from a bodice ripper to a deep philosophical treatise.
From Guillermo del Toro, this lavish love story between a mute cleaning woman, played by Sally Hawkins, and a scaly amphibian man, played by Doug Jones, is part of a grand tradition of human-monster cinematic bodice rippers.
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