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Dark Water (2002)

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Genres: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Starring: Hitomi Kuroki, Rio Kanno, Mirei Oguchi
Director: Hideo Nakata
Plot Synopsis:

After terrifying audiences worldwide with the blockbuster J-horror classic Ring and its sequel, director Hideo Nakata returned to the genre for Dark Water, another highly atmospheric, and critically acclaimed, tale of the supernatural which took the common theme of the dead wet girl to new heights of suspense and drama.

Based upon on a short story by Ring author Koji Suzuki, Dark Water follows Yoshimi, a single mother struggling to win sole custody of her only child, Ikuko. When they move into a new home within a dilapidated and long-forgotten apartment complex, Yoshimi begins to experience startling visions and unexplainable sounds, calling her mental well-being into question, and endangering not only her custody of Ikuko, but perhaps their lives as well.

Beautifully shot by the same cinematographer as Ring and Pulse, and featuring an especially unnerving sound design, Dark Water successfully merges spine-tingling tension with a family s heart-wrenching emotional struggle, creating one of the very finest and most unsettling contemporary Japanese horror films.

  • Release Details
    MPAA Rating: PG-13
    Movie Release Year: 2002
    Release Country: United States
  • Technical Specs
    Length:101 Minutes
    Specs:Blu-ray/DVD
    Video Resolution/Codec:1080p/AVC MPEG-4
    Aspect Ratio(s):1.85:1
    Audio Formats:Japanese DTS-HD MA 5.1
    Subtitles/Captions:English
    Special Features:Brand new interview with director Hideo NakataBrand new interview with novelist Koji SuzukiBrand new interview with cinematographer Junichiro HayashiArchive interview with actress Asami MizukawaOriginal Making of documentaryTrailerReversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Peter Strain