The Possession (2012)

The Possession
Director: Ole Bornedal
Writer: Juliet Snowden, Stiles White
Based on: Leslie Gornstein‘s article “Jinx in a Box”
Cast: Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Natasha Calis, Kyra Sedgwick, Madison Davenport, Matisyahu

Clyde (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) and Stephanie (Kyra Sedgwick) recently separated and are now trying to work things out for the sake of their two daughters Em (Natasha Calis) and Hannah (Madison Davenport). To decorate their rooms at his new house, Clyde takes the two girls to a yard sale where Em finds a box with apparently Hebrew writing on it. And that box starts to have quite an effect on Em, with ever more mysterious and scary things happening around it and her.

I didn’t expect much from this movie and I was quite surprised by how good it was. Is it great? No. But it is tense, very well done and really entertaining.

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