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The Possession
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Directed By
Ole Bornedal
Produced By
Nicole Brown, Joseph Drake, Brendan Ferguson, Nathan Kahane, Kelli Konop, Michael Paseornek, Sam Raimi, John Sacchi, Peter Schlessel, Stephen Susco, Robert G. Tapert, Stan Wertlieb, Shawn Williamson, J.R. Young
Written By
Leslie Gornstein, E.I. Katz, Kevin Mannis, Juliet Snowden, Stephen Susco, Stiles White
Starring
Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Kyra Sedgwick, Madison Davenport as Hannah, Agam Darshi, and Grant Snow as Brett
Music By
Anton Sanko
Cinematography
Dan Laustsen
Editing By
Anders Villadsen

Distributed By
Ghost House Pictures, North Box Productions
Release Date(s)
August 31, 2012
Runtime
TBD
Country
US
Language
English
Budget
$17,500,000
Gross
TBD

The Possession is an American horror film produced by Sam Raimi starring Kyra Sedgwick and Jeffrey Dean Morgan. It was released on August 31, 2012.

SynopsisEdit

A young girl buys an antique box at a yard sale which unleashes a malicious spirit. Her divorced parents must team up to fix the curse on their daughter.

The True StoryEdit

Like many possession-based horror films, The Possession is based on a true story. The story is of the eBay seller Iosif Nietzke, a Missouri college student, who sold an ancient Jewish wine cabinet box online, and warned buyers of the bad luck that came with it—for example, he was only in his 20s and had started losing his hair when he got the box.

Buyers bid on the box very quickly, even knowing about the "bad luck". It sold for $280 to a museum curator named Jason Haxton. After he bought the box, The Forward, a 107-year-old Jewish newspaper, published an article about the mysteries behind the box.

Many rabbis and other high-level Jewish scholars have offered to open the box and one even asked Haxton to take all images of the box off the Internet because it would serve as a way for spirits to invade homes. The spirit people are worried about is the "Dybbuk", which is supposed to be a malevolent spirit of a dead person.

TrailerEdit

Theatrical Trailer

The Possession (2012) - Theatrical Trailer for The Possession02:31

The Possession (2012) - Theatrical Trailer for The Possession







TV Spot

The Possession (2012) - TV Spot Big Inside01:01

The Possession (2012) - TV Spot Big Inside







ImagesEdit

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