Total Film - 02/01/2008 3 stars out of 5 -- "[With] enough shocks to keep you gripped, not to mention a conclusion that refreshingly refutes the genre rulebook."
Empire - 02/01/2008 3 stars out of 5 -- "Raw turns and skillful shot-craft sustain a sense of menace..."
Sight and Sound - 02/01/2008
"[S]easoned with horror-film spice....The film fashions a few hair-raising shocks, through convincing performances and versatile, creative camerawork..."
This documentary examines a small Tahitian village called Teahupoo, known for its amazing coral reef wave. In addition to interviews and never-before-seen footage, BLACK WATER contains a soundtrack packed with artists including Paul Kearney, Pre-Shrunk, Inked Factor, Nora Drenalin, and more.
Description by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment:
In the tradition of Open Water and Rogue comes a thrilling and suspenseful new horror film inspired by the true events of a terrifying crocodile attack. What begins as a leisurely boat tour down the rivers of Northern Australia becomes a horrifying race for survival when Grace, Adam and Lee become hostages of a man-eating crocodile. When their boat suddenly capsizes in a mangrove swamp they are shocked to find that their guide is missing. Realizing they've been attacked by a crocodile, the only place they can find safety is up a tree. Now, stranded in the flooded swamp, starving and terrified, the three must battle to survive the bloodthirsty beast who sits below -- just waiting for one of them to lose their grip...