Dark Awakening is a suspenseful thriller that horror fans will love. Directed by Emmy winner Dean Jones and starring iconic actor Lance Henriksen (Aliens, “Millennium”), the film centers around James Thomas, a district attorney who has seemingly left his family ties behind him. Due to his mother’s untimely death, James moves his wife, Jennifer, and 7 year old son Danny to the family’s rural estate to tie up loose ends. Shortly after arriving, Jennifer and Danny begin to experience strange paranormal occurrences involving the spirits of children. And to add to the peculiar nature, it seems that Danny is the only “living” child in town.
Determined to understand what is happening, Jennifer seeks spiritual guidance from the parish priest and family friend, Father Donovan O' Malley. The mystery deepens with Father O' Malley. He is cognizant of the origins of the dead children, the reason for their resurrection and how and why it ties to her husband James, who holds the darkest secret of all.
Stars: Lance Henriksen
A traveling funeral supply salesman arrives at rural funeral home that doubles as a bed and breakfast, when he discovers that a gang of escaped convicts are hold up inside he has to devise a plan to save the inn keeper and his daughter who is the funeral director.
Joseph Mersault (Devon Sawa), his wife Anne (Camille Sullivan), and their daughter Renée (Summer H. Howell) live in the remote wilderness and earn their living as fur trappers. The family struggles to make ends meet and think their prey are being hunted by the return of a rogue wolf. Determined to catch the predator in the act, Joseph leaves his family behind to kill the wolf. But what he finds instead is the dumping grounds of a serial killer deep in the woods and sets bear traps around the bodies as he lies in wait for the predator to return. Anne and Renée grow increasingly anxious during Joseph’s prolonged absence and struggle to survive without him. When they hear a strange noise outside their cabin, Anne hopes it is Joseph but instead finds a man named Lou (Nick Stahl), who has been severely injured and left for dead. Anne and Renée take Lou in and nurse him back to health, thinking he’s fallen victim to the vicious wolf. But the longer Lou stays and Joseph is away, Anne realizes Lou isn’t a victim—he’s the killer Joseph discovered in the woods.