Supernatural themes and violence
|Actors:||Rebecca Hall, Dominic West, Imelda Staunton, Lucy Cohu, John Shrapnel, Diana Kent, Richard Durden, Isaac Hempstead Wright|
Set in post-World War I England in 1921, The Awakening follows Florence, (Rebecca Hall - The Town, Vicky Cristina Barcelona), a bright, learned and rational thinker 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 beliefs...
Directed by BAFTA-winning director Nick Murphy, The Awakening is filled with captivating performances from its award-winning cast, which includes Oscar nominated Imelda Staunton (Vera Drake, Harry Potter), Golden Globe nominee Dominic West (The Wire, The Hour) and Golden Globe nominee Rebecca Hall. Finely crafted with subtle attention to detail, The Awakening is a masterfully told and fiercely gripping ghost story.