Grace (Diana Glenn, The Slap), her boyfriend, Adam (Andy Rodoreda, Cargo) and younger sister, Lee (Maeve Dermody, Beautiful Kate) decides to take a river tour whilst holidaying in Northern Australia. As they drift into a mangrove swamp their boat is suddenly capsized and Jim disappears. Realising they've been attacked by a crocodile, Adam drags Grace to the safety of a tree whilst Lee clings on top of the overturned boat. Adam and Grace frantically try and manoeuvre Lee and the boat to the tree but it is firmly stuck.Stranded in the flooded mangrove swamp, the three holiday makers must work out what to do to survive.
- " Writer-directors David Nerlich and Andrew Traucki calibrate the tension with creditable skill. " – David Gritten (Daily Telegraph, UK)
- " Packs enough shocks to keep you gripped, not to mention a conclusion that refreshingly refutes the genre rulebook. " – Neil Smith (Total Film)
- " “Black Water” is the scariest film of its type since “Jaws” – you'll wanna strap in for this one … otherwise you'll be continuously jumping out of your seat. One of the most genuinely scary films I've seen in a long time. " – Caffeinated Clint (Moviehole)