Head Above Water


1h 28m 1997

Brief Synopsis

A judge and his young wife spend their vacation, along with the wife's childhood friend, on a small island off the coast of Maine. While the two men are off on a fishing trip, the woman's ex-boyfriend surprises her with an unexpected visit, then further shocks her by turning up naked and dead in her bed the next morning. The body refuses to stay put -- and neither will the murderer.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Genre
Comedy
Mystery
Thriller
Adaptation
Release Date
1997
Location
Bath, Maine, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 28m

Synopsis

A judge and his young wife spend their vacation, along with the wife's childhood friend, on a small island off the coast of Maine. While the two men are off on a fishing trip, the woman's ex-boyfriend surprises her with an unexpected visit, then further shocks her by turning up naked and dead in her bed the next morning. The body refuses to stay put -- and neither will the murderer.

Crew

G. A. Aguilar

Stunt Coordinator

Peter Alvarez

Foreman

George Anderson

Production Assistant

Pete Anthony

Original Music

Pete Anthony

Music Conductor

Nick Ariondo

Soloist

James Ashwill

Foley Mixer

Colleen Atwood

Costume Designer

Michael Avallon

Production

Petra Bach

Adr Editor

Trey Batchelor

Assistant Director

Jeffrey Beecroft

Production Designer

Odin Benitez

Sound Effects Editor

Bill W Benton

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Cha Blevins

Costume Supervisor

Kathy Bouchard

Projectionist

Richard Bowen

Director Of Photography

Eric Boyle

Grip

John Bradley

Carpenter

Susan Brown

Casting Associate

Ezra Burke

On-Set Dresser

Gary Burritt

Negative Cutting

Ed Callahan

Dialogue Editor

Greg Callas

Construction Coordinator

Edward Carillo

Carpenter

Sophie Carlhian

Other

Andy Carter

Other

Al Cerullo

Helicopter Pilot

Lee Cleary

Assistant Director

Simon Coke

Dialogue Editor

Keth R Comollo

Other

Blaise Corrigan

Stunts

Thomas Costley

Production

William Coyman

Production

Maber Cronkite

Production

John Cucci

Foley Artist

Susan D'arcy

Other

Sandy De Crescent

Music Contractor

Susan Dehavenon

Set Decorator

Robert Destasio

Production

Alan Deveritch

Soloist

Frank Diolio

Production

Alan Disler

Assistant Camera Operator

Scott Dodd

Caterer

Guy East

Executive Producer

Gilbert Eatherton

Production

Wilbur Ellis

Production

Sara Spring Enright

Production Supervisor

Geir Eriksen

From Story

Dale Ettema

Special Effects Assistant

Robert Fernandez

Other

Giovanni Ferrara

Other

Christina Fetters

Stunts

Robert Fitzgerald

Sound Editor

David Fletcher

Special Effects Assistant

Robert Flight

Other

John Forwalter

Foreman

Sandy French

Assistant Editor

Chuck Fuller

Other

Manny Garcia

Office Assistant

Nigel Garner

Other

Leslie Gaulin

Foley Editor

Adam Geiger

Photography

Cynthia Gengras

Production Coordinator

Corey Giasson

Office Assistant

Gayle Gilberto

On-Set Dresser

Adam Gilmore

Assistant Camera Operator

Terry Goding

Production

Richard Bryce Goodman

Sound Mixer

Brent Gregorio

Production

Randall Guth

Adr

Michael Hansen

Assistant Property Master

Allen Hartz

Sound Effects Editor

Jamie Heans

Craft Service

John Howard

Carpenter

Dustin Huber

Electrician

David J Hudson

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Eirik Ildahl

From Story

Cory Izett

Other

John M Jacobsen

Producer

Dan Kelley

Camera Equipment

Walter Kelliher

Production

Lara Kelly

Art Department Coordinator

Mark Kendig

Other

Mark Kilian

Assistant

Sarco Kirklian

Grip

Donald Kozma

Electrician

Tom Kramer

Music Editor

Marcel Lamarre

Stand-In

Lance Laurenzo

Assistant Sound Editor

Robert Leask

Carpenter

Richard Lee

Production

Deidre Leonard

Apprentice

Peter Letzelter-smith

On-Set Dresser

Elisabeth Leustig

Casting

Tobey L Levine

Location Assistant

Linda Lew

Foley Recordist

Loren Lockwood

Assistant

Gregg London

Editor

Mark Long

Other

Joseph P Lucky

Art Director

Maria Manuela Machado

Associate Producer

Shauna Mackerer

Stand-In

Theresa Marie

Screenplay

Gail K Markley

Assistant

Rick Martin

Foreman

Bernadette Mazur

Makeup Artist

Patrick Mcgonagle

Production

April Melcher

Animal Trainer

Robert Melchionno

Production

Karen Menze

Other

Anastas Michos

Camera Operator

Thomas Milano

Music Editor

Michael R Miller

Editor

Bruce Minkus

Special Effects Assistant

Larry Misselhorn

Other

Anne Morgan

Hair Stylist

Chris Mullins

Carpenter

James J Murakami

Set Designer

Lori Nakamura

Accountant

David J Negron

Storyboard Artist

Sandy Nesbitt

Carpenter

William O'brien

Production

Dan O'connell

Foley Artist

Jeremy Oswald

Location Assistant

Tom Pakenham

Set Production Assistant

Douglas Parker

Assistant Sound Editor

Dawn Patch

Craft Service

Ken Paull

Assistant Director

Skip Peacock

Stand-In

Rebecca Pease

Other

Mike Peavey

Helicopter Pilot

Kris Peck

Property Master

Jeffrey Perkins

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Bruce Pern

Electrician

Miles Poindexter

Other

Helen Pollak

Unit Production Manager

Helen Pollak

Coproducer

Keith Popely

Set Production Assistant

Eva L. Prappas

Costumes

Gary Pugh

Carpenter

Scott Purcell

Graphic Artist

Cynthia Quan

Production Accountant

Mark Quigg

Caterer

Patrick Quigg

Caterer

Patrick Quinn

Set Production Assistant

Dennis Rice

Best Boy

Steven T. Ritzi

Stunts

Paul H Roberts

Carpenter

Terri Rocheleau

Assistant

Terri Rocheleau

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Jeff Rosen

Dialogue Editor

Michael D. Roundy

Special Effects Assistant

Liza Rudolph

Set Production Assistant

Sean Rush

Boom Operator

Otho Russell

Production

Eric Rylander

Special Effects Coordinator

Dana Sano

Music

Michael L Schwake

Dolly Grip

Thomas Scruggs

On-Set Dresser

Lorey Sebastian

Photography

Don Selsor

Dolly Grip

Pat Shellenberger

Gaffer

Jerry Shore

Production

Randy Sloan

Production Assistant

Mike Stanwick

Color Timer

Greg Stevens

Stand-In

Gregg Taylor

Assistant Production Coordinator

Peter Thurrell

Office Assistant

Christina Tucker

Adr Mixer

Cynthia Upstill

Script Supervisor

Adrian Valdes

Other

Michael D Valdes

Other

John Vidal

Office Assistant

Granville Wallace

Other

Wally Wallace

Other

Joseph Warren

Production

John Weiffenbach

Carpenter

Kenneth Weinberg

On-Set Dresser

C T Welch

Sound Effects Editor

Frank Welker

Sound Effects

Tristan Whalley

Executive Producer

Tristan Whalley

Other

Wesley White

Production

Lynne Whiteford

Associate Producer

John O Wilde

Foley Editor

Danny Williams

Grip

Tom Williams

Other

Jim Wilson

Producer

Tim Wilson

Location Manager

Christopher Wolf

Foreman

Christopher Young

Music

Christopher Young

Original Music

William C Young

Key Grip

Victoria A Zamora

Accounting Assistant

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Genre
Comedy
Mystery
Thriller
Adaptation
Release Date
1997
Location
Bath, Maine, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 28m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States June 25, 1997

Released in United States on Video August 26, 1997

Aired in United States April 12, 1997

Aired in United States Summer June 25, 1997

Remake of "Ofelas/Pathfinder" (Norway/1987), directed by Nils Gaup.

Film directorial debut for producer Jim Wilson.

TIG Productions is actor Kevin Costner's production company.

Began shooting July 25, 1995.

Completed shooting September 26, 1995.