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Dark Water ()

Honogurai mizu no soko kara (original title)
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A mother and her 6 year old daughter move into a creepy apartment whose every surface is permeated by water.

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Hitomi Kuroki ...
Yoshimi Matsubara
Rio Kanno ...
Ikuko Matsubara (6 years old)
Mirei Oguchi ...
Mitsuko Kawai
Asami Mizukawa ...
Ikuko Hamada (16 years old)
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Kunio Hamada
Yu Tokui ...
Ohta (real-estate agent)
Isao Yatsu ...
Kamiya (apartment manager)
Shigemitsu Ogi ...
Kishida (Yoshimi's lawyer)
Maiko Asano ...
Young Yoshimi's Teacher
Yukiko Ikari ...
Young Yoshimi
Shinji Nomura ...
Mediator
Kiriko Shimizu ...
Mediator
Teruko Hanahara ...
Old Lady (twin, elder)
Youko Yasuda ...
Old Lady (twin, younger)
Shichirou Gou ...
Nishioka
Chisako Hara ...
Kayo
Tôru Shinagawa ...
Principal (as Tohur Shinagawa)
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Yoshimi Matsubara (voice)
Gabi Chennisi Duncombe ...
Ikuko Matsubara (voice) (as Gabi Chennisi)
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Kishida (voice)
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Ohta (voice) (as Mark X. Laskowski)
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Principal (voice) (as Christopher Ayres)
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Kunio (voice)
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Teen Ikuko (voice)
Ted Pfister ...
Kamiya (voice)
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Mediator (voice)
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Mediator (voice) (as Heather LeMaster)
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Kono (voice)
Vicki Barosh ...
Auntie Kayo / Old Woman A (voice)
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Teacher Past / Ai's Mother / Recorded Message (voice) (as Christine Auten)
Mariela Ortiz ...
Teacher B (voice)
Amanda Nanawa ...
Teacher C / Mother (voice)
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Tshushima (voice)
Quentin Haag ...
Nishioka (voice)
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Teen Girl A / Answering Machine / Lady Directions (voice)
April Brem ...
Teen Girl B / Office Worker (voice)
Mia ...
Ai / The Ghost of Mitsuko / Hiding Girl A / Young Yoshimi (voice)
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Secretary / Old Woman B / Additional Voices (voice)
Cynthia Martinez ...
Hiding Girl B / Additional Voices (voice)
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Mao-chan / Additional Voices (voice)
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Father / Mover A (voice) (as K.C. Jones)
Rebecca Ayres ...
Little Boy / Kobayashi / Additional Voices (voice)
Emma Crabb ...
Assistant / Potential Buyer (voice)
Jacob A. Gragard ...
Worker A / Mover C (voice)
Matthew Crawford ...
Worker B / Mover B (voice) (as Matt Crawford)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Chihiro Ohtsuka ...
(as Chihiro Ôtsuka)
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Boss of Yoshimi Matsubara

Directed by

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Hideo Nakata

Written by

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Kôji Suzuki ... (novel)
 
Takashige Ichise ... (screenplay) (uncredited)
 
Hideo Nakata ... (screenplay) (uncredited)
 
Ken'ichi Suzuki ... (screenplay)
 
Yoshihiro Nakamura ... (screenplay)

Produced by

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Takashige Ichise ... producer
Kyle Jones ... producer (english language & subtitled versions)
John Ledford ... executive producer (english language & subtitled versions)
Mark Williams ... executive producer (english language & subtitled versions)

Music by

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Kenji Kawai
Shikao Suga

Cinematography by

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Jun'ichirô Hayashi

Film Editing by

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Nobuyuki Takahashi

Editorial Department

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Patrick Givens ... editor: english language and subtitled versions
Tarô Kuwayama ... color timer
Neil O'Sullivan ... editor: english language and subtitled versions

Production Design by

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Katsumi Nakazawa

Production Management

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Katsuhiro Ogawa ... unit production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Masaki Adachi ... assistant director

Sound Department

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Jacob A. Gragard ... adr recordist
Cesar Inserny ... sound designer / sound mixer
Masayuki Iwakura ... sound
Kiyoshi Kakizawa ... sound mixer
Akihiko Okase ... foley artist

Camera and Electrical Department

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Sinya Kocho ... assistant camera
Meichô Tomiyama ... lighting technician

Other crew

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Marta Bechtol ... production assistant: engish language and subtitled versions
Toru Iwakami ... international coordinator: english language and subtitled versions
Kyle Jones ... adr director: English version
Miyuki Kamiya ... production assistant: engish language and subtitled versions
Paul Mericle ... production assistant: engish language and subtitled versions
Sara Muir ... production assistant: engish language and subtitled versions
Maki Nagano ... production assistant: engish language and subtitled versions
Shoko Oono ... senior translator: english language and subtitled versions
Carole Pavlik ... production assistant: engish language and subtitled versions

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

In the final stages of a messy divorce, Yoshimi struggles to build a new life for herself and her daughter. Unfortunately, the challenges of single parenting and an ongoing custody battle are further complicated when they move into an apartment plagued by mysterious water leaks and haunted by the apparition of a little girl. Written by Molly Rose Steed

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Taglines From The Creators of Japan's Acclaimed RINGU, Inspiration for the hit phenomenon THE RING See more »
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Additional Details

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Also Known As
  • Dark Water (United States)
  • From the Depths of Dark Water (World-wide, English title)
  • Dark Water (United Kingdom)
  • Dark Water (France)
  • Dark Water - Besuch aus dem Jenseits (Germany)
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Runtime
  • 101 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia Second film by Hideo Nakata to be based on a novel by Koji Suzuki. He previously directed Ring (1998) and its sequel Ring 2 (1999). See more »
Goofs (at around 1h 3 mins) When everyone is up on the roof examining the water tower, a flap of cloth or pant leg can be seen at the top of the ladder. This could be something attached to the tower, but later when she climbs it by herself and we see the whole thing, no such cloth is visible. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Top 10 J Horror Films (2016). See more »

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