Some new images & a debut clip have been unveiled from StudioCanal's upcoming psychological thriller The Awakening. The movie stars Rebecca Hall & Dominic West in a ghost story set in the aftermath of the first world war. Hall plays Florence Cathcart, an author & paranormal sceptic hired by the headmaster [West] of a boys’ Victorian boarding school to investigate reports of a haunting. The Awakening was co-written by Stephen Volk [Pulse] & director Nick Murphy [Occupation] & hits UK theaters this November 11th. No US release date has been yet announced. Hit the jump for the details.
Synopsis: Starring Dominic West (The Wire, 300), Rebecca Hall (The Town) and Oscar®-nominee Imelda Staunton (Vera Drake), THE AWAKENING is the chilling new supernatural thriller from Nick Murphy, set for release on 11 November 2011. In post-World War I England in 1921, an author and paranormal sceptic (Hall) is invited to a countryside boarding school by the history master (West) to investigate rumours of an apparent haunting. But just when she thinks she has debunked the ghost theory, she has a chilling encounter which makes her question all her rational beliefs.