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Michael Shannon watched the Oscars at a Chicago bar

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

When his film "The Shape of Water" was receiving resounding praise and accolades at the recently-concluded Oscars, was in a bar watching the awards ceremony on mute.

Shannon, who played in the Guillermo del Toro-directed movie, was caught on camera watching the 90th as his film picked up four trophies last week.

Current owner of the Old Town Ale House, took a picture of the and posted it on Twitter, where it soon went viral.

Elliott captioned the photo as, "No sound on the TV, just subtitles. Of course the jukebox was rocking, and the beer flowing. Where else would you want to spend night?"

Shannon was in for the final performance of the play 'Brett Neveu's Traitor', directed by him on awards night.

"The Shape of Water" won for Best Picture, Best Director for del Toro,

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First Published: Sat, March 10 2018. 10:55 IST