History Film / DarkWater

1st May '16 6:05:47 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* ActingForTwo: Perla Haney-Jardine [[RuleOfSymbolism plays both Natasha and young Dahlia]].
26th Nov '15 5:05:39 AM Morgenthaler
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** Kyle fits into this trope somewhat, but not quite to the same extent, and becomes far more reasonable towards the end.
20th Jul '15 10:24:29 AM TheAimz
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* CassandraTruth: When Yoshimi becomes convinced that she and Ikuko are being haunted, her fears are met with skepticism. Following a few logical explanations for the strange things she has experienced, she starts to hope that maybe everything is normal after all.

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* CassandraTruth: When Yoshimi becomes convinced that she and Ikuko are being haunted, her fears are met with skepticism. Following a few logical explanations for the strange things she has experienced, she starts to hope that maybe everything is normal after all. [[FromBadToWorse It isn't]].


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* ClingyMacguffin: The red bag. Yoshimi tries numerous times to get rid of it, but it ''always'' shows up again.
14th Jul '15 12:34:32 AM Scabbard
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* HauntedHouse - The entire apartment complex [[spoiler:feels Mitsuko's influence]], but Yoshimi's apartment suffers from it most of all.

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* HauntedHouse - HauntedHouse: The entire apartment complex [[spoiler:feels Mitsuko's influence]], but Yoshimi's apartment suffers from it most of all.
14th Jul '15 12:32:27 AM Scabbard
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* CassandraTruth: When Yoshimi becomes convinced that she and Ikuko are being haunted, her fears are met with scepticism. Following a few logical explanations for the strange things she has experienced, she starts to hope that maybe everything is normal after all.

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* CassandraTruth: When Yoshimi becomes convinced that she and Ikuko are being haunted, her fears are met with scepticism.skepticism. Following a few logical explanations for the strange things she has experienced, she starts to hope that maybe everything is normal after all.
7th Apr '15 11:37:11 AM PersonalPOV
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** The title screen [[spoiler: is actually Mitsuko's POV in the water tank]].
4th May '14 12:27:08 AM UFAlien
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* MaybeMagicMaybeMundane: The original short story, ''Floating Water'', isn't entirely clear if there is a haunting at all, or if it is all in Yoshimi's mind - however, the ending suggests it is the latter. [[spoiler: The US remake, however, is much more [[MindScrew vague]].]]

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* MaybeMagicMaybeMundane: The original short story, ''Floating Water'', isn't entirely clear if there is a haunting at all, or if it is all in Yoshimi's mind - however, the ending suggests it is the latter. [[spoiler: In the Japanese film, it's almost definitely a real haunting. The US remake, however, is makes a point of being much more [[MindScrew vague]].]]
4th May '14 12:23:23 AM UFAlien
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* NeverTrustATrailer: While the American remake makes a point of differentiating itself from ''Film/TheRing'' and ''Film/TheGrudge'' by downplaying the overt horror elements of the original and becoming more of a character study / dramatic psychological thriller with a focus on paranoia and atmosphere over scares, the trailers used scenes not in the movie, misplaced dialogue, and quick-cut editing to represent it as a generic teen-horror shocker.
22nd Jan '14 7:08:42 PM nombretomado
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* ProductPlacement: HelloKitty and {{Barbie}} in the remake.

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* ProductPlacement: HelloKitty and {{Barbie}} {{Franchise/Barbie}} in the remake.
12th May '13 9:54:38 PM TVRulezAgain
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* WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds: Mitsuko.
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