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PG-13| 1 hr. 45 min.

Plot Summary
Dahlia (Jennifer Connelly) wants to move away from her ex-husband, Kyle (Dougray Scott), and take her daughter, Ceci (Ariel Gade), with her. Relocating to a dreary tower block, Dahlia and Ceci discover eerie, dark water leaking through the ceiling of their new apartment. Dahlia petitions the supervisor (Pete Postlethwaite) and the building's owner (John C. Reilly) to fix the leak, yet it only gets worse. Now having nightmares about the dripping, Dahlia is driven to confront the problem herself.

Cast: Jennifer Connelly , John C. Reilly , Tim Roth , Dougray Scott , Pete Postlethwaite , Camryn Manheim , Ariel Gade , Perla Haney-Jardine

Director: Walter Salles

Genres: Thriller, Horror

Distributor: Buena Vista Pictures

Dark Water (2005)

Release Date: July 8th, 2005|1 hr. 45 min.

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  • In a movie with more subtext than "Rosemary's Baby," nearly everyone, including Tim Roth as Dahlia's lawyer, harbors secrets. Salles unleashes a torrent of suspense for one purpose: to plumb the violence of the mind. show more

  • If only the explanation and resolution of the action were more compelling, Dark Water might have been a thriller of the first order. show more

  • Dark Water has more substance and a more interesting look than many horror films, but the familiar elements of the story disappoint. show more

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