Τετάρτη, 11 Δεκεμβρίου 2013

The awakening

The awakening


The Awakening is one masterpiece of Horror Cinema. The film produced in United Kingdom by David M. Thompson and according to Cinema critics is a good film (rotten tomatoes average score 5.7 /10, Daily Telegraph rated the film 4/5).



 The cast of awakening


In film perform Rebecca Hall plays the main female role of Florence Cathcart, Dominic West, Imelda Stauton, Lucy Cohu, John Shrapnel and Shaun Dooley.    

The plot of Awakening


The story line of the film is about supernatural phenomena in a boarding school and the period after World War I. The main character is Florence Cathcart a published and respected author on supernatural hoaxes. Her reputation is so well established that Florence works with Police in many cases to reveal charlatans etc.

Robert Mallory is a teacher from a boarding school and visits Florence with a request to investigate the unexplained death of a student and to research the hypothetical relation with the sighting of a child ghost.

Florence visits the boarding school. Her first though was that the sighting of a ghost of a child is a prank played by one of the students. Florence starts her work by interviewing the teacher who was the last who saw alive the dead student.  After a few days the school is closed for half – term and the only occupants left are Robert (the teacher), Maud (the housekeeper), the lonely boy whose parents live in India and Florence.

It was unexplained the attack from a mysterious hand to Florence from the pond. The others believe, the attack was a suicide attempt. After the recovery Florence recovers and hears another unexplained noise. A mutual attraction is developed slowly between Florence and Robert.

Unexplained supernatural events appear and more revelations. Florence walks in the woods when the Edward the grounds keeper attacks her in an attempt to rape her. Florence fights to defend herself and she is helped by an unexplained supernatural force. Florence kills Edward.

At the last 30 minutes of film a series of revelations appear. Scene by scene, the fiction of the film travel the viewer to the background, of Florence childhood.  

You can wath the trailer of the film, bellow: 


 In case you would like to read this article in Greek language you can visit by clinking here on serrres news site. 

        

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