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Black Water -- Three tourists navigating the treacherous swamps of Northern Australia are forced to fight for their lives after a hungry crocodile capsizes their boat and stalks them from the murky depths in this natural horror thriller.
Black Water -- A terrifying tale of survival in the mangrove swamps of Northern Australia

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Writers:
Andrew Traucki (written by)
David Nerlich (written by)
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Release Date:
22 February 2008 (Ireland) See more »
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Plot:
A terrifying tale of survival in the mangrove swamps of Northern Australia Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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3 wins & 7 nominations See more »
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User Reviews:
Tense, Realistic and Dramatic See more (88 total) »

Cast

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Directed by
David Nerlich 
Andrew Traucki 
 
Writing credits
Andrew Traucki (written by) &
David Nerlich (written by)

Produced by
Paul Cowan .... co-producer
Michelle Harrison .... executive producer
Germaine McCormack-Kos .... executive producer
David Nerlich .... producer
Paul Ranford .... line producer
Michael Robertson .... producer
Gary Rogers .... executive producer
Andrew Traucki .... producer
Chris Wheeldon .... co-producer
 
Original Music by
Rafael May 
 
Cinematography by
John Biggins 
 
Film Editing by
Rodrigo Balart 
 
Production Design by
Aaron Crothers 
 
Costume Design by
Justine Seymour 
 
Makeup Department
Catherine Biggs .... hair stylist
Paul Katte .... special makeup effects
Nick Nicolaou .... special makeup effects
Sheldon Wade .... makeup designer
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Ian Astridge .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Sam Johnson .... art department assistant
Simon Way .... stand-by props
 
Sound Department
Shanti Burn .... boom operator
David Glasser .... sound recordist
Andrew Neil .... sound effects editor
Michael Thompson .... sound re-recording mixer
Michael Thompson .... sound supervisor
Mario Vaccaro .... foley artist
 
Special Effects by
Lloyd Finnemore .... special effects consultant
 
Visual Effects by
Dan Ashton .... film recording technician
Nick Booth .... film recording supervisor
Peter Jeffs .... compositor
David Nerlich .... visual effects creator
Stephen Roucher .... film recording technician
Andrew Traucki .... visual effects producer
Pete Williams .... film recording manager
 
Stunts
Harry Dakanalis .... stunt coordinator
Anthony Molinari .... stunt double
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Simeon Bryan .... camera operator
Steven Schofield .... gaffer
 
Editorial Department
Sophie Dick .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
James Edward Barker .... composer: additional music (UK trailer segment)
 
Transportation Department
Virgil Bienemy .... driver
 
Other crew
Mike Cowap .... project manager: Australian Film Commission
Ingrid Kleinig .... assistant safety
 

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Also Known As:
"Predator" - Philippines (English title)
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MPAA:
Rated R for terror/violence and language
Runtime:
90 min
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Trivia:
One of two Australian crocodile movies made and released in 2007. The other picture was Rogue (2007).See more »
Goofs:
Crew or equipment visible: Later in the film, when there are two characters sitting in a tree, you can clearly see a crew member's arm in the bottom right of the picture.See more »
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24 out of 33 people found the following review useful.
Tense, Realistic and Dramatic, 24 April 2008
Author: Claudio Carvalho from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

While on vacation on Northern Australia, Gracie (Diana Glenn), her husband Adam (Andy Rodoreda) and her younger sister Lee (Maeve Dermody) decide to take the Blackwater Barry tour in the swamp for fishing. Their guide Jim (Ben Oxenbould) uses a small motor boat and takes the tourist along the river to a remote spot. When they stop, they are attacked by a huge crocodile that capsizes their boat and immediately kills Jim. The three survivors climb a tree and when they realize that help would never come to rescue them, they decide to try to find a way out of their sheltered location. However, in the muddy water, their boat is flipped and the crocodile stalks the trio under the water.

"Black Water" is a tense, realistic and dramatic low-budget movie and in accordance with the warning in the beginning, based on a true event. The acting of the unknown Diana Glenn, Maeve Dermody and Andy Rodoreda is top-notch, giving credibility to this simple but scary story. There are many similarities between this movie and "Prey", but in different environments. My vote is seven.

Title (Brazil): "Medo Profundo" ("Deep Fear")

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