Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr
Empire
Trending On Empire
Empire's New Tom Cruise Cover
The Jameson Empire Awards 2014
Vote: The Greatest 301 Movies Of All Time!
Rebecca Hall:
My Movie Life

The actress picks the movies that shaped her
Mountain Dew Green Screen
Register Now to see X-MEN First Class!
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
TODAY
The Empire Podcast #107: Lukas Moodysson, Marc Webb, Avi Arad
Let's go Easter Egg hunting!
Spielberg Plans The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara
Yet another potential directing job
First Jersey Boys Trailer
Clint Eastwood's musical adaptation is heating up
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
YESTERDAY
Maleficent Featurette Explores The Film
Jolie & co explain the idea
More Movie News

RELATED FUTURE FILMS
Transcendence
25 April 2014
More Future Films

RELATED REVIEWS
Closed Circuit (2013)
Empire Star Rating
Lay The Favourite (2012)
Empire Star Rating
The Pirates! In An Adventure With Scientists! (2012)
Empire Star Rating
John Carter (2012)
Empire Star Rating
The Awakening (2011)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

Exclusive Clip From The Awakening
Warning: contains scary dollhouse

24 October 2011  |  Written by Helen O'Hara  |  Source: Exclusive

submit to reddit

Even if we didn't tell you anything about The Awakening, we're betting that you'll be able to figure quite a lot out by watching this exclusive clip from the film. There's a mysterious child running upstairs in a large and empty-looking house, a distraught-looking woman running after him with her hair all askew, and at the top of the house a truly terrifying dollhouse (Yes, seriously. Who knew dollhouses could be this unnerving?). It is, in other words, a horror!

Set in 1921 in a country recovering from the trauma of World War I, the film sees Rebecca Hall play the wonderfully-named Florence Cathcart, who visits a boarding school to expose what she believes is a hoax story of a ghost child haunting the place. We're guessing, in this case, it's not quite that simple.

 

The film also stars Dominic West and Imelda Staunton, and it's all directed by Nick West. Look out for The Awakening on November 11; appropriately enough, the anniversary of the signing of the Armistice that ended World War I.


Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

New Trailer For Land Of Blood & Honey
Angelina Jolie's directorial debut
Todd Field Accepts The Creed Of Violence
Update: He's got the funds to make it

Your Comments

Correction...
Directed by Nick Murphy, not Nick West.... More

Posted by monkfish303 at 11:34 on 25 October 2011 | Report This Post

Sooo...they pinched a Dr Who plot?
Spooky Dollhouses? Whoda thunk it? Well, actually anyone who's seen 'Night Terrors'. More

Posted by Cyberleader at 17:09 on 24 October 2011 | Report This Post

Why waste the only decent scare in a promo clip??
Having seen this at the LFF I cant believe they've released this video, a moment which turns out to be the ONLY genuine scare in this competent little horror flick, which is sooooooooooooooo heavily influenced by El Orfanato that any scares are redundant to the informed viewer. More

Posted by Mainstreammatt at 15:42 on 24 October 2011 | Report This Post


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
The Making Of Locke: A Filmmaker's Journey
Steven Knight takes us through six pitstops (via Heston Services)

The 10 Most Exciting Movies At Cannes 2014
Empire's pick of the Croisette's finest

Tom Hardy: A Viewer's Guide
The essential, the recommended, the one for the fans... and the one to avoid

Ten Things To Know About The Spooks Movie
Under the hood of The Greater Good

Who’s In Spider-Man’s Sinister Six?
A bluffer’s guide to the planned spin-off from the Amazing Spider-films

14 YouTube Videos Every Game Of Thrones Fan Should Have Watched By Now
From goats singing the theme tune to every death in under three minutes

Hollywood's Biggest Names On Their Favourite Films
Stars and directors like Nolan, Whedon, Wright and Ford on the films that inspire them

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Get The Empire iPad Edition Today

Subscribe and save money on annual digital subscription

Subscribe today
Buy single issues

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Get Limited Edition Collectable X-Men Art Cards

Subscribe today and get 6 issues of Empire plus a set of collectable X-Men Art Cards for only £20!

Subscribe today

Get 12 Issues Of Empire For Just £25
Receive limited edition subscribers-only covers every month Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire iPad Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  iPad  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)