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Overall C-

Wading through a bitter custody battle, Dahlia (Jennifer Connelly) moves herself and young daughter (Ariel Gade) into a rundown housing project on New York City's Roosevelt Island. However, the supposedly safe harbor turns out to be flooded with a whole new set of problems -- ones that rain down on the struggling divorcee and threaten to wash away her mores of sanity.

Violence C
Sexual Content B+
Profanity C-
Substance Use B-

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for mature thematic material, frightening sequences, disturbing images and brief language

Talk to your kids about…

Dark Water

Dahlia helps Ceci prepare for her first day at the new school by practicing how she will introduce herself to the class. How can rehearsing an activity assist a person in overcoming first-time jitters?

What childhood traumas color Dahlia’s actions as a mother? How can past experiences affect the way people parent their own children?