Cover: The Awakening Rating: 0
DVD9 RIP
Dec 9, 2013

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Director:Rebecca Hall, Dominic West, Imelda Staunton, Isaac Hempstead Wright, Lucy Cohu, John Shrapnel, Diana Kent, Richard Durden, Alfie Field , Tilly Vosburgh, Anastasia Hille, Andrew Havill, Joseph Mawle, Neil Broome, Shaun Dooley
Writer:Nick Murphy, Stephen Volk
Theatrical:2011
Rated:R
Genre:Horror
Duration:107 min
Aspect Ratio:2.34:1

Summary

Mention Bram Stoker's name, and literature and movie buffs will conjure up Count Dracula. But there was more blood in Stoker's pen. He also wrote The Jewel of the Seven Stars, later filmed with chilling effect as The Awakening, grippingly directed by Mike Newell (Dance with a Stranger, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire) and sensuously shot on Egyptian locations by veteran cinematographer Jack Cardiff. Charlton Heston stars as an Egyptologist with a passion that will trigger several mysterious deaths. He's obsessed with a sorceress whose return has been prophesied - and whose tomb he opened at the exact moment ...