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The Weight of Water

9 Sep 2000

1 hr 53 min

Crime, Drama, Mystery

Hell hath no fury...
A newspaper photographer, Jean, researches the lurid and sensational axe murder of two women in 1873 as an editorial tie-in with a brutal modern double murder. She discovers a cache of papers that appear to give an account of the murders by an eyewitness.


Status: Released
Countries: France, USA
Language: English
Awards: 1 win & 1 nomination.
Budget: $16M



Production Companies

Miracle Pictures
Manifest Film


Sean Penn (as Thomas Janes)
Catherine McCormack (as Jean Janes)
Elizabeth Hurley (as Adaline Gunne)
Sarah Polley (as Maren Hontvedt)
Josh Lucas (as Rich Janes)