- 1h 32min
- Directed by: Ole Bornedal
- Written by: Kevin Mannis, Stephen Susco
- Cast: Natasha Callis, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Kyra Sedgwick
- UK release: 31 August 2012
Clyde (Morgan) attempts to ease the tension of divorce from Stephanie (Sedgwick) by allowing daughter Em (Calis) to buy a mysterious box at a garage sale. Oops: it contains a malevolent spirit from Jewish folklore. The po-faced approach provokes laughs rather than shocks, and despite nicely underplayed acting it's all a bit moth-eaten.
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The Possession3 Sep 2012
A slightly moth-eaten Jewish version of The Exorcist from Sam Raimi's Ghost House imprint
A Jewish version of The Exorcist, The Possession is the latest entry in the minor sub-genre of horror films about the dybbuk, a malevolent spirit from Jewish folklore, familiar from David S Goyer’s The Unborn and the creepy prologue of the Coen…
YouTube: The Possession Official Trailer
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