In this dark comedy, a supreme court judge (George) and his very young wife (Nathalie) are on vacation at her family's summer home on an island. When the caretaker, her childhood pal, Lance, takes George on a fishing trip an old flame (Kent) shows up to surprise Nathalie while she's alone. After a night of drinking Nathalie awakes to find Kent, naked and dead in her bed, just as her husband and Lance are arriving. Panicked, Nathalie hides the body but as everyone finds out it just leads to more trouble as they try to dispose of the body and eventually discover what really happened to her ex. Written by
A comedy about keeping your ex-lover a secret, your husband in the dark and your head above water.
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Did You Know?
In the original, Norwegian version the female main character (played by Lene Elise Bergum
) was topless for at least half of the movie. This was not the case in the Hollywood version. See more
At the very end of the credits, after the copyright notice, there's an additional scene showing Lance's bird, Mo, on a cliff near the shore, chewing on the remains of Kent's postcard. See more
Remake of Head Above Water
Sail On Sailor
Written by Brian Wilson
(uncredited), Tandyn Almer
(uncredited), Van Dyke Parks
(uncredited), Ray Kennedy
(uncredited) and Jack Rieley
Performed by Golden Earring See more