30-Day Horror Movie Challenge: Day 7 – Supernatural Horror Film…

movie poster The Awakening 2011

Tagline: All the children are gone. Except one.

Synopsis: “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. Everything she believes unravels as the ‘missing’ begin to show themselves.” source

Invite a skeptic to an allegedly haunted place. Up the ante with the place being a school where children are “frightened to death.” Toss in a clingy, overeager governess; a jealous, possibly violent groundskeeper; and, a decades-old murder. Now you have all the ingredients for a supernatural horror film — one filled to its brim with mystery and melancholy.

(Psst! If an ambiguous ending turns your stomach, you may want to skip this one.)

Check out THE AWAKENING on BBC Films | on IMDb | Watch the trailer

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