Cohen Media Group has released the first trailer and a U.S. poster for The Awakening, a period thriller from director Nick Murphy. Rebecca Hall stars as a popular author investigating bizarre ghost sightings at an all-boys school, which begin after one of the students passes away. Take a look at this chilling ghost story set in 1921 London, along with the latest 1-sheet.
Set in London in 1921, Florence Cathcart (Rebecca Hall), author of the popular book "Seeing Through Ghosts," has devoted her career to exposing claims of the supernatural as nothing but hoaxes. Haunted by the recent death of her fiance, she is approached by Robert Mallory (Dominic West) to investigate the recent death of a student at the all-boys boarding school where he teaches. When students at the school report sightings of the young boy's ghost, she decides to take on the case. Initially, the mystery surrounding the ghost appears nothing more than a schoolboy prank, but as Florence continues to investigate events at the school, she begins to believe that her reliance on science may not be enough to explain the strange phenomenon going on around her.