Trash and Water: An abusive playboy dumps his pregnant girlfriend on an abandoned island. A callous husband who can’t figure out why his fishing boat won’t run properly will check the pipes and face the horror of his own behavior. A conniving couple will take their unassuming friend out on a yacht to rope him into a pyramid scheme, but the murky waters won’t let them succeed.
A haunting collection of short stories from Koji Suzuki, one of Japan’s most celebrated popular writers and the author of the smash thriller Ring, which spawned the hit film and sequels. The first story in this collection has been adapted to film (Dark Water, Walter Salles), and another, “Adrift,” is currently in production with Dimension Films.
“Solitary Isle” has been picked up by 20th Century Fox with George Romero attached as director.