"The Awakening" (also known as "Wakening, The", "Alla trentanovesima eclisse", "Erwachen der Sphinx") is a Horror/Thriller film directed by Mike Newell, released in October of 1980 in the USA , starring Charlton Heston, Susannah York, Jill Townsend, Stephanie Zimbalist, Patrick Drury and Bruce Myers.
They thought they had buried her forever!
Who is the director of "The Awakening":
The Awakening was directed by Mike Newell, an English director, and producer.
Before The Awakening, Mike Newell had directed . Since, he directed Bad Blood, released in 1981, Dance with a Stranger (1985), The Good Father (1985), Amazing Grace and Chuck (1987), Into the West (1992), and Enchanted April (1992).
When was "The Awakening" released:
The Awakening was first released in the United States on October, 1980.. This was thirty-nine (39) years ago.
It has been released on Saturday, January 17, 1981 in Japan.
What is the casting of "The Awakening":
At the casting of The Awakening we find Charlton Heston, previously seen in The Mountain Men (1980) and Gray Lady Down (1978); Susannah York (Superman (1978), The Silent Partner (1978)); Jill Townsend (The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (1976)) [ more... ]
- Ian McDiarmid and Roger Kemp also appeared in Dragonslayer, released in 1981.
- Charlton Heston and Miriam Margolyes also worked together in Cats & Dogs, released in 2001.
- Susannah York and Roger Kemp also appeared in Superman II, released in 1980.
- Miriam Margolyes and Leonard Maguire also worked together in Little Dorrit, released in 1988.
What is the Storyline of "The Awakening":
The film opens on an Egyptian archaeological dig in 1961. Three of the main characters are introduced, Matthew Corbeck (Heston), his wife Anne Corbeck (Jill Townsend), and Jane Turner (Susannah York). Matthew and Jane are discussing their work to try to uncover the tomb of an ancient Egyptian Queen while Anne looks distressed by the relationship between her husband and his assistant. It is later proved that her distress is justified.
Corbeck and Turner end up discovering the long hidden tomb that [...]
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