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The Awakening

Rating:R (for some violence and sexuality/nudity)
Genre:Suspense/Thriller, Drama
Release Date:August 17, 2012
Running time:106 minutes
Cast:Rebecca Hall, Dominic West, Imelda Staunton
Director:Nick Murphy
Writer:Stephen Volk, Nick Murphy
Distributor:Cohen Media Group

Description: Haunted by the death of the fiancé, Florence spends her time debunking supernatural claims, using methodical and rational explanations to disprove the notion that the dead can still haunt us. She feels compelled to accept a request to go to Rookwood, a boarding school in the countryside where a boy has recently been found dead and rumours about a ghostly boy haunting the school are causing panic amongst pupils and parents alike.Florence sets to work immediately, laying traps, gathering scientific evidence, uncovering secrets and seemingly unravelling the mystery. However, as Florence is about to leave, she has a chilling spectral encounter which defies all of her rational beliefs and sets her on a journey toward a heartbreaking climax..

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