Dark Water Film Analysis

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Hideo Nakata 's "Dark Water" is one of the best J-horror films of all time
Hideo Nakata, having directed both this one and The Ring, established himself as the most commercially successful filmmaker of J-Horror. "Dark Water" won awards in festivals all over the world, including the Jury’s Choice Award at the 2009 Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival. An American remake with the same name was released in 2005. The book and its manga adaptation were also published in English in the US.

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Yoshimi is a divorced mother who is seeking sole custody of her little daughter, Ikuko. While searching for an apartment, she chooses a run-down and cheap one. She enrolls Ikuko in a nearby kindergarten and she gets a job as a proofreader. Eventually, she realizes that the flat hides much
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The release includes a reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Peter Strain. Furthermore, and for the first pressing only, illustrated collector’s booklet containing new writing by David Kalat, author of J-Horror: The Definitive Guide to The Ring, The Grudge and Beyond, and an examination of the American remake by writer and editor Michael Gingold. The discs are B/2 with High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) and Standard Definition DVD presentations, accordingly. The sound is the original 5.1 audio (DTS-HD on the Blu-ray).
The extras include brand new interviews with director Hideo Nakata, novelist Koji Suzuki and cinematographer Junichiro Hatashi, and an archive interview with actress Asami Mizukawa. Original ‘Making of’ documentary and trailer are also included. All of the extras are very informative, even shedding some new light in the film and J-horror in general, and are definitely worth seeing.
Overall, Arrow Films ' release is quite sound, a must-have for all fans of the film and J-horror in

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