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The Awakening [DVD] [2011]

  • SKU: 7185042
  • Release Date: 01/29/2013
  • Rating: R

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    The Awakening [DVD] [2011]
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    100% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (2 out of 2)

    Special Features

    • Deleted Scenes Introduced By Nick Murphy
    • A Time For Ghosts
    • Anatomy Of A Scene: Florence And The Lake


    The Awakening
    A famed author and noted skeptic attempts to debunk a haunting at a prestigious London prep school, and encounters a supernatural force that seems beyond human comprehension in director Nick Murphy's creepy gothic chiller. England, 1921: As the high cost of war takes a heavy toll on the national psyche, many people turn to spiritualism and the supernatural for reassurance that something better awaits us in the beyond. But Florence Cathcart (Rebecca Hall) isn't buying it. A noted academic, Florence favors logic over fantasy, and she's built her career on proving that ghosts don't exist. Meanwhile, at Rockwood Boarding School, the recent death of a young boy has parents uneasy, and students convinced that the boy still wanders their hallowed halls in spectral form. Summoned to Rockwood by Headmaster Robert Mallory (Dominic West), Florence becomes more determined than ever before to reveal the haunting as a hoax. But when the staunch cynic fails to find a rational explanation for the eerie occurrences around the school, her steely resolve is soon overpowered by sheer terror. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

    Cast & Crew

    • Rebecca Hall
      Rebecca Hall - Florence Cathcart
    • Dominic West
      Dominic West - Robert Mallory
    • Imelda Staunton
      Imelda Staunton - Maud Hill
    • Isaac Hempstead-Wright
      Isaac Hempstead-Wright - Tom
    • Shaun Dooley
      Shaun Dooley - Malcolm McNair

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    Rating 4.5 out of 5 stars with 2 reviews

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    • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

      Really Solid Ghost Story

      • My Best Buy® Elite Plus MemberElite Plus Member

      Really enjoyed this moving. Was a lot better than I thought it would be. Acting was really good, story was good, and looked great. I'm a sucker for special features and behind the scenes so it could use more of those, but overall solid purchase for sub $20.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Movie was enjoyable.

      • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
      • My Best Buy® MemberMember

      Enjoyed movie! Acting was great. quality of picture was perfect and overall price was fine.

      I would recommend this to a friend

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