Zwart Water – Two Eyes Staring


World Sales: Accento Films

Paul, a dynamic and loving husband and father; Christine, a loving but somewhat distracted mother who has never come to terms with her troubled childhood;their9-year-olddaughterLisa,anintense, beautiful child with imaginary friends and a fragile sense of self. Christine’s mother, with whom she has beenestrangedforseveralyearsdiesandsheinherits a beautiful country home, near Antwerp. The family goes to live there so that Christine can pursue her dream of becoming a fashion designer. But her unre-solved past resurges, and a ghostly child, imaginary or not, fuses with Lisa and takes possession of her. Lisa loses her identity. A slow descent into madness or a good old fashioned ghost story?



Country: Netherlands 

Year: 2010

Duration: 112′

Version: Dutch with French and English subtitles

Cast & Credits

Director: Elbert van Strien

Producer: Els Vandevorst

Screenplay: Elbert van Strien and Paulo van Vliet

Cinematography: Guido van Gennep

Editing: Elmer Leupen and Herman P. Koerts

Music: Maurits Overdulve and Han Otten

Cast: Isabelle Stokkel, Barry Atsma, Hadewych Minis