The Possession
  • Release Dates
  • In Theaters: August 31, 2012
81% Like of 211 Total Votes

Starring Chris Shields, Ned Bellamy, Jay Brazeau, Amanda Dyar
Directed by Ole Bornedal
211 votes, 4 / 5 avg. rating (80% score) The Possession is based on true story events that happened and was actually posted in the Los Angeles Times. Writer Leslie Gornstein"s article "A Jinx in a Box" first posted on this horror film. Director Ole Bornedal (Nightwatch) takes the story to new heights. A broken family becomes the victims of a supernatural entity from Jewish folklore. The Dibbuk is a demonic vile creature bent on bringing hell to the living. A young girl purchases an antique box at a yard sale. The girl become infatuated with the box. Her actions become increasingly scary as the horror movie progresses. The diabolic apparition soon gets the better of the young girl. The father learns that the relic is actually a holding cell for the disconnected soul of a deceased person who has been denied entry into the afterlife and needs a human host to inhabit. The father takes the battle to the demon spirit to get rid of the evil that seeks to consume her body and soul.
Starring: Jeffrey Dean Morgan , Kyra Sedgwick , Madison Davenport , Natasha Calis
Director: Ole Bornedal

Synopsis:

A young girl buys an antique box at a yard sale, unaware that inside the collectible lives a malicious ancient spirit. The girl's father teams with his ex-wife to find a way to end the curse upon their child.
Cast: Chris Shields, Ned Bellamy, Jay Brazeau, Amanda Dyar, Marilyn Norry, Rob LaBelle, Steve Saunders, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, John Cassini, Quinn Lord, Agam Darshi, Iris Quinn, Kyle Cornell, Tim Perez, Grant Show, Charles Siegel, Graeme Duffy, Timothy Paul Perez, Natasha Calis, Brenda Crichlow, James O'Sullivan, Kyra Sedgwick, Matisyahu, Erin Simms, Nana Gbewonyo, Sharmaine Yeoh, Anna Hagan, Antoine Safi, David Hovan, Peter Brown
Directors: Ole Bornedal
Genres: Horror, Thriller
AKA(s): Dibbuk Box
Year: 2012
Runtime: 92 /
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Nominations: 4
Writers: Juliet Snowden, Stiles White, Leslie Gornstein
Producers: Nicole Brown, Joseph Drake, Brendan Ferguson, Nathan Kahane, Kelli Konop, Michael Paseornek, Sam Raimi, John Sacchi, Peter Schlessel, Stephen Susco, Rob Tapert, Stan Wertlieb, Shawn Williamson, J.R. Young
Musicians: Anton Sanko
Cinematographers: Dan Laustsen
Editors: Eric L. Beason, Anders Villadsen

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