The Awakening


The Awakening

The Awakening

Cast: Rebecca Hall, Dominic West, Imelda Staunton
Director: Nick Murphy
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Running Time: 107 minutes

Synopsis: Set in post-World War I England in 1921, The Awakening follows a skeptical woman (Rebecca Hall) who travels to a countryside boarding school to investigate rumours of an apparent haunting. Just when she thinks she has debunked the ghost theory, she has a chilling spectral encounter which defies all her rational beliefs. The Awakening is BAFTA-winning director Nick Murphy's feature film debut, announcing himself as strongly talented filmmaker for the big screen in addition to his previous achievements. Murphy elicits captivating performances from his cast, in particular Rebecca Hall who effortlessly blends dry wit and chilling terror. Finely crafted with subtle attention to detail, Murphy has succeeded in mastering the art of tension and twists to create a fiercely gripping piece of cinema.

Release Date: March 15th, 2012


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