Nov 11, 2011 · Directed by Nick Murphy. With Rebecca Hall, Dominic West, Imelda Staunton, Lucy Cohu. 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.
- Nick Murphy
- 2 min
The Awakening is a 2011 British supernatural drama film directed and co-written by Nick Murphy and starring Rebecca Hall, Dominic West, Isaac Hempstead-Wright and Imelda Staunton Contents 1 Plot
Awakenings is a 1990 American drama film based on Oliver Sacks's 1973 memoir of the same title.It tells the story of a fictional character, Dr. Malcolm Sayer, which is based on a real life experience of the author, who, in 1969, discovers beneficial effects of the drug L-Dopa.
Aug 17, 2012 · The Awakening is an atmospheric British horror film starring Rebecca Hall and Dominic West. Set in post-World War I England, a paranormal researcher named Florence Cathcart, who dedicates herself ...
- Art House & International, Horror, Mystery & Suspense
Jan 11, 1991 · Directed by Penny Marshall. With Robert De Niro, Robin Williams, Julie Kavner, Ruth Nelson. The victims of an encephalitis epidemic many years ago have been catatonic ever since, but now a new drug offers the prospect of reviving them.
- Penny Marshall
- 3 min
Oct 31, 1980 · Directed by Mike Newell. With Charlton Heston, Susannah York, Jill Townsend, Stephanie Zimbalist. An archeologist discovers his daughter is possessed by the spirit of an Egyptian queen.
- Mike Newell
The film can be interpreted that the only adult that can see Florence is Mallory as it has been established earlier that Mallory is also haunted; the headmaster speaks of her as if she is not there. Only the children can see ghosts, and only the children can see Florence when she leaves the schoolhouse a lonely child (of the kind who could see ...
The Awakening Theatrical release poster Directed byMike Newell Produced byRobert H. Solo Written by Chris Bryant Allan Scott Clive Exton Story by Chris Bryant Allan Scott Based onThe Jewel of Seven Stars by Bram Stoker StarringCharlton Heston Susannah York Jill Townsend Stephanie Zimbalist Music byClaude Bolling CinematographyJack Cardiff Edited byTerry Rawlings Production company Orion Pictures EMI Films Distributed byWarner Bros. Release date 31 October 1980 Running time 101 minutes CountryUni
The film opens on an Egyptian archaeological dig in 1961. Three of the main characters are introduced: Matthew Corbeck, his wife Anne Corbeck, and Jane Turner. Matthew and Jane are discussing their efforts to uncover the tomb of an ancient Egyptian queen. Anne is distressed by the relationship between her husband and his assistant. It is later proved that her distress is justified. Corbeck and Turner discover a long hidden tomb that bears an inscription: "Do Not Approach the Nameless One Lest Yo
The film was announced in July 1979. Filming took place in Egypt and England. Newell later said the film was "utterly terrible" although he "adored" working with Heston. "He's a great big, 'I thought I was really good in that take, Mike.' He would come to all the rushes. He was at rushes every day. And he said, 'There's one thing you can always trust in me, I will always hit my, the key and I'll always hit my mark.'... But it was miserable in the sense that it got recut by a very, very nice man.
The Awakening earned $2,728,520 when it opened in theatres in 1980 and has a lifetime gross of $8,415,112.
TV Guide awarded the film 1/4 stars, commending the film's set design, cinematography, and soundtrack. However they criticized the film as being "predictable, unrelentingly dull, and padded with tedious Egyptian travelog footage". The Terror Trap gave the film 2.5 out of 4 stars, writing, "Subtle and slow paced, this might not appeal to all tastes, but is certainly worth a watch, particularly to see sci fi hero Heston in an uncharacteristically subdued terror performance."
Nov 05, 1995 · Directed by George Bloomfield. With Cynthia Geary, David Beecroft, Sheila McCarthy, Maurice Godin. Sara lives in a small town where everybody knows everybody and her life is an open book.
- George Bloomfield