|release date||July 8 2005|
|starring||Jennifer Connelly, Shelley DuVall, Ariel Gade, Tim Roth, John C. Reilly, Camryn Manheim, Pete Postlethwaite, Dougray Scott, Perla Haney-Jardine|
|trailer 1||Trailer #1|
SynopsisThe story revolves around a mother and daughter who escape an ugly custody battle with the girl's father by retreating to a dilapidated apartment building. Instead of finding solace, though, they are haunted by the ghost of a young girl whose family used to live there.
For those folks who didn’t ride the short but powerful J-Horror juggernaut a few years back but tend to catch the American remakes, “Dark Water” may be confusing. So let me clear things up: no, this is not simply “The Ring Two” with a dye-job – although a side-by-side comparison of the two is quite fascinating. We’ve got a single mother who takes her kid and moves away. We’ve got the mother slowly losing her grip on reality, and the authority figures around her coming to view her as unfit to raise the child. The child gets hospitalized and taken away from the mother, she freaks out, and she has to climb into a well and find a dead little girl in order to free her kid from the grips of evil. There’s a dripping-wet final-act bathtub confrontation, and the hair in the drain is finally cleared. …Read More