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Dark Water (live-action movie 2005)

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Alternative title:
Água Negra (Portuguese)
Agua turbia (Spanish)
Águas Passadas (Portuguese)
Dunkle Wasser (German)
Eau trouble (French)
La huella (Spanish)
Themes: ghosts, parenting
Objectionable content: Significant
Plot Summary: Dahlia Williams is starting a new life; newly separated with a new job and a new apartment, she's determined to put her relationship with her estranged husband behind her and devote herself to raising her daughter, Ceci. But when the strained separation disintegrates into a bitter custody battle, her situation takes a turn for the worse. Her new apartment--dilapidated, cramped, and worn--seems to take on a life of its own. Mysterious noises, persistent leaks of dark water, and strange happenings cause her imagination to run wild, sending her on a puzzling and mystifying pursuit to find out who is behind the endless mind games. As Dahlia frantically searches for the links between the riddles, the dark water seems to close around her. But one thing trumps all others in Dahlia's world: no matter what it is that's out there, she'll stop at nothing to find it.
Running time: 105 minutes
Vintage: 2005-06-27
Premiere date:
2005-06-27 (USA - New York)
2005-07-08 (USA - General Release)
2005-07-21 (Israel)
2005-07-22 (UK/Iceland/Turkey)
2005-07-28 (Argentina/Portugal)
2005-07-29 (Finland/Latvia)
2005-08-10 (Bahrain)
2005-08-12 (Brazil/Estonia/Sweden)
2005-08-19 (Mexico/Poland)
2005-08-26 (Denmark/Norway/Panama/Spain)
2005-08-31 (Belgium/France)
2005-08-31 (Switzerland - French Region)
2005-09-08 (Hong Kong)
2005-09-09 (South Africa)
2005-09-15 (Hungary/Peru)
2005-09-18 (Greece - Athens Film Festival)
2005-09-21 (Philippines)
2005-09-22 (Austria/Czech Republic/Germany)
2005-09-22 (Switzerland - German Region)
2005-09-29 (Greece/Singapore)
2005-10-07 (Bulgaria/Italy)
2005-10-13 (Russia)
2005-10-20 (Australia)
2005-10-21 (Switzerland - Italian Region)
2005-11-10 (Netherlands)
2005-11-12 (Japan)
2005-12-09 (Bermuda)
2005-12-21 (Egypt)
2005-12-30 (Romania)
2006-02-26 (Thailand, Bangkok International Film Festival)
Trivia: We have 2
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Blu-ray (Region A)
    Dark Water (Dub.Blu-ray) 2006-10-17 (from $11.34)
DVD (Region 1)
    2-Movie Collection - Cursed / Dark Water (Dub.DVD) 2007-09-11 (from $6.91)
    Dark Water - Theatrical Full Screen Edition (Dub.DVD) 2005-12-27 (from $2.49)
    Dark Water - Unrated Widescreen Edition (Dub.DVD) 2005-12-27 (from $9.23)
Universal Media Disc
    Dark Water (UMD) 2005-12-26 (from $3.77)

Japanese staff
Japanese companies
Distributor: Toho-Towa
Japanese cast
English cast
English staff
Director: Walter Salles
Screenplay: Rafael Yglesias
Original Novel: Koji Suzuki
Director of Photography: Alfonso Beato
Executive producer: Ashley Kramer
Co-Producer: Diana Pokorny
Costume Design: Michael Wilkinson
Editing: Daniel Rezende
Gaffer: Chris Howard (Second Unit)
Production Design: Therese Deprez
Ariel Gade as Ceci Williams
Jennifer Connelly as Dahlia Williams

Camryn Manheim as Teacher
Dougray Scott as Kyle
John C. Reilly as Mr. Murray
Perla Haney-Jardine as Natasha
Tim Roth as Jeff Platzer

Alison Sealy-Smith as Supervisor
Bill Buell as Mediator
Craig muMs Grant as Platzer's Backseat Client
Debra Monk as Young Dahlia's Teacher
Diego Fuentes as Night Doorman
Elina Löwensohn as Dahlia's Mother
Ismael Peter Casilla III as School Student (uncredited)
J.R. Horne as Man in Train
Jane Aronds as School Girl (uncredited)
Jennifer Baxter as Mary
Kate Hewlett as Teacher's Aide
Linda Emond as Mediator
Marshall Factora as Mr. Bernstein (uncredited)
Matthew Lemche as Steve
Perla Haney-Jardine as Dahlia (young)
Simon Reynolds as Man in Elevator
Warren Belle as UPS Man
Zoe Heath as Natasha's Mother
English companies
Spanish staff
Spanish cast
ADR Director:
Juan Antonio Gálvez (Spain dub)
Ricardo Tejedo (Mexican dub)
Eva Garcés (Spain dub)
Katia Ojeda (Mexican dub)
ADR Script:
Juan Antonio Gálvez (Spain dub)
Katia Ojeda (Mexican dub)

Creative Director: Raul Aldana (Mexican dub)
Claudia Garzón as Dahlia Williams (Mexican dub)
Constanza Lechuga Bravo as Ceci Williams (Mexican dub)
Marta García as Dahlia Williams (Spain dub)
Olivia Caneda as Ceci Williams (Spain dub)

Ana Maria Mari as Teacher (Spain dub)
Eduardo Jover as Kyle (Spain dub)
Esteban Siller as Veeck (Mexican dub)
German Fabregat as Jeff Platzer (Mexican dub)
Juan Fernández as Veeck (Spain dub)
Juan Antonio Arroyo as Jeff Platzer (Spain dub)
Mario Filio as Sr. Murray (Mexican dub)
Moises Palacios as Kyle (Mexican dub)
Salvador Aldeguer as Mr. Murray (Spain dub)

Isabel Donate as
Supervisor (Spain dub)
Young Dahlia's Teacher (Spain dub)
Isabel Fernandez Avanthay as Teacher's Aide (Spain dub)
Iván Jara as Night Doorman (Spain dub)
Juan Antonio Gálvez as Mediator (Spain dub)
Paloma Escola as Mary (Spain dub)
Pilar Puchol as Mediator (Spain dub)
Spanish companies
ADR Production: Disney Character Voices International (Mexican dub)
Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Spain; Mexico; DVD)
Buena Vista International (Argentina; Mexico)
Gativideo (Argentina; VHS/DVD)
Dubbing Studio: Estudios EXA (Spain dub)
Italian staff
Italian cast
Dubbing Director: Maura Vespini

Dialogues: Maura Vespini
Dubbing Assistant: Paola Speranza
Sound Engineer: Giovanbattista Mariani
Chiara Colizzi as Dahlia Williams
Lucrezia Marricchi as Ceci Williams

Angelo Maggi as Jeff Platzer
Ennio Coltorti as Veeck
Fabio Boccanera as Kyle
Simone Mori as Mr. Murray
Italian companies
Dubbing Studio: CVD
Sound Mixing Studio: Technicolor Sound Services
Portuguese staff
Portuguese cast
Dubbing Director: Pádua Moreira
Translation: Solange Barbosa
Ana Elena Bittencourt as Ceci Williams
Mabel Cezar as
Dahila Williams
Dahlia Williams

Bruna Laynes as Natasha
Elcio Romar as Sr. Murray
Márcia Morelli as Professora
Márcio Simões as Jeff Platzer

Andréa Murucci as Professora de Dahlia
Christiane Louise as Mãe de Natasha
Juraciara Diacovo as Mediadora
Marcelo Sandryni as Homem do elevador
Renato Rosenberg as Mediador
Rita Lopes as Mãe de Dahlia
Tereza Cristina as Supervisora

Luiz Feier Motta (in-text)
Portuguese companies
Dubbing Studio: Delart

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