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...more
53 out of 100 Metascore®
Mixed or average reviews
A great psychological, even spiritual study by mrmac296
The horror in this film is fear, not necessarily of spirits, but most certainly of death and how to deal with it, understand its meaning, or simply how to...
Such Potential to be Great by jesus102b
The Awakening was set up to be a great horror and suspenseful film, but it came up short when it humanized the ghosts within the film. The ghost started out...
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