The Awakening

77% Like of 62 Total Votes
Release Date: August 10, 2012
Starring Dominic West, John Shrapnel, Rebecca Hall, Richard Durden
Directed by Nick Murphy
62 votes, 3.85 / 5 avg. rating (77% score) A famous author and skeptic of the paranormal is sent to a London prep school to debunk a haunting. This gothic chiller comes from Nick Murphy with supernatural forces showing themselves. Taking place in England 1912, the war takes a huge toll on the residents and most turn to the spiritual realm for hope of a better future. Florence Cathcart (Rebecca Hall) thinks very little of the spirutal world and the supernatural. She has built a career on debunking ghosts and other paranormal entities. This drives her to this school but she soon discovers that the real thing is very scary and won't stop even if she does not believe in it.
Starring: Rebecca Hall , Dominic West , Imelda Staunton , Staunton Isaac , Hempstead WrightDirector: Nick Murphy

Synopsis:

In 1921, England is overwhelmed by the loss and grief of World War I. Hoax exposer Florence Cathcart visits a boarding school to explain sightings of a child ghost. Everything she believes unravels as the 'missing' begin to show themselves.
Cast Dominic West, John Shrapnel, Rebecca Hall, Richard Durden, Imelda Staunton, Isaac Hempstead Wright, Andy Callaghan, Joseph Mawle, Alfie Field, Ian Hanmore, Sidney Johnston, Diana Kent, Neil Broome, Lucy Cohu, Steven Cree, James Kirkham, Anastasia Hille, Shaun Dooley, Joseph Courtney, Andrew Foster, Charlotte Lowdell, Andrew Havill, Terry Swoffer, Felix Soper, Sarah Weldon, Spike White, Laura Yates, Charlie Callaghan, Ewan Andrew Walker, Adam Thomas Wright
Directors Nick Murphy
Genres Horror, Thriller
Year 2011
Runtime 107
MPAA Rating R
Awards 4
Nominations 2
Writers Stephen Volk, Nick Murphy
Producers Joanie Blaikie, Jenny Borgars, Will Clarke, Olivier Courson, Sarah Curtis, Robin Guise, Peter Hampden, Norman Merry, Joe Oppenheimer, Peter Raven, Ed Rubin, Carole Sheridan, Julia Stannard, David M. Thompson
Musicians Daniel Pemberton
Cinematographers Eduard Grau
Editors Victoria Boydell

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