The Awakening
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The Awakening
English archaeologist Matthew Corbeck (played by the emphatically-American Charlton Heston) undertakes an expedition to find the tomb of the Egyptian princess Kara, despite his awareness of a nefarious curse that is said to befall anyone who disturbs the tomb. Eighteen years after Corbeck's discovery of the burial site, his teenage daughter (who was born at the very moment of the tomb's violation) begins to behave strangely. Turns out she's been possessed by Kara's malevolent spirit, carrying out the princess's revenge by causing several deaths and developing a… More

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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Twenty-four years after he freed the Israelites, Charlton Heston returned to Egypt to insult the ancient gods again in 'The Awakening.' Let my people go -- to their Netflix queues, to request the erratic but more enjoyable 'Blood from the Mummy's Tomb.'"
‑ John Beifuss, Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)
"Funnier than most comedies"
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"Dry-as-dust "possession" fare."
‑ Scott Weinberg, eFilmCritic.com
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