PG-13 | | Horror, Thriller
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.
21 September 2012 | Hellmant
7 | Has touches that had to be influenced by producer Sam Raimi.
'THE POSSESSION': Three and a Half Stars (Out of Five) A Jewish exorcism film for a change! This one revolves ...
The book that the father brings into the house and reads at Emma's bedside is the ArtScroll/Mesorah edition of the Tenach (Jewish Bible = Old Testament), first published in 1996, and he is reading from the English translation there of Psalm 91. That... ...
She's still hungry.
The scene where the family is hugging Em on the Hospital floor, the ring that supposedly makes the possession continue, slip out of Em's finger. Then the ring is shown again in her finger while Tzado tries to remove the demon from Clyde and while Em hugs Clyde. Immediately after that, Tzado catches the ring on the floor, making the scene confusing.
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