The film finds hoaxbuster Florence Cathcart (Rebecca Hall) visiting a creepy boarding school to explain away stories of a child ghost. But as this Doll's House clip suggests, maybe things really are as they seem...
The Wire star Dominic West and Imelda Staunton round out the main cast in Nick Murphy's movie.
The Awakening opens in UK cinemas on November 11.
Watch the trailer for The Awakening below: