Deep Water

Vic and Melinda Van Allen are a couple in the small town of Little Wesley. Their loveless marriage is held together only by a precarious arrangement whereby, in order to avoid the messiness of divorce, Melinda is allowed to take any number of lovers as long as she does not desert her family.

  • Released: 2022-03-18
  • Runtime: 116 minutes
  • Genre: Drama, Romance, Thrillers
  • Stars: Ben Affleck, Ana de Armas, Tracy Letts, Rachel Blanchard, Lil Rel Howery, Jacob Elordi, Dash Mihok, Kristen Connolly, Jade Fernandez, Finn Wittrock, Damon Lipari, Michael Braun, Shauna Rappold, Brendan Miller, Gregory Hobson, Jaren Mitchell, Devyn A. Tyler, Jeff Pope, Jade Fernandez, Sheenan Cole, Michael Scialabba, Krystal Tomlin, Armando Leduc, Jason Edwards, Kelly Connolly, Paul Teal, Andrew Penrow, Grace Jenkins, Juliet Brett, Sam Malone, Martinez, Sefenech Henok, Anna Bruno, Tiffany Christy, Joanna Connor, Maddison Marx, Goldie Lowe, Darius “Da Bucket Banga” Lindsley
  • Director: Adrian Lyne
  • lmonahan91 - 31 December 2022
    I don't know why I watched this movie. I don't know why two people like this would be married. I mean seriously the wife is a POS and both are psychotic. Was hoping at least one of them would be likeable. I just felt frustrated that he stayed with her. Makes no sense to me. Very frustrating but I stuck it out hoping he'd let her run off to Brazil. I will say the acting was really good, everyone believable in their parts, I just hated their parts. And how stupid are all these men? It was disturbing so also successful in that. Also glad I watched the whole thing. End was a good twist I didn't expect.
  • dragokin - 10 October 2022
    i'd recommend marriage counseling
    The acting was good. It seems that as the time goes by, Ben Affleck is visibly trying and succeeding to improve his acting. Don't get me wrong, I've never had a problem with his performance, but it seems as if he's looking for demanding roles.

    In the case of Dark Water, Ben Affleck is convincing as a husband in not particularly happy marriage. Ana de Armas is well chosen for a role of vivacious spouse looking for excitement in her monotonous life.

    There is some mystery building up, but of a kind I found interesting as an adolescent, but definitely not beyond my tweens.

    In fact, if you reach a level of dissatisfaction as the two main characters, I'd strongly recommend marriage counseling. They both looked civilized and educated enough to successfully master the situation.

    But maybe I got it wrong. Maybe they're both happy in this travesty of a marriage rooted in sadomasochism.