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The possession [videorecording] / Lionsgate and Ghost House Pictures ; produced by Sam Raimi, Robert Tapert, J.R. Young ; written by Juliet Snowden & Stiles White ; directed by Ole Bornedal.


  • DVD DVD
  • Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 92 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Santa Monica, Calif. : Lionsgate, [2013]

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Current holds

1 current hold with 8 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Salem Adult DVD (Storage) DVD/FIC/ P (Text to phone) In transit -
Salem Adult DVD DVD/FIC/ P (Text to phone) Checked out 06/01/2013
Salem Adult DVD DVD/FIC/ P (Text to phone) Checked out 11/05/2014

Content descriptions

General Note: "Based on a true story"--Container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2012.
Special features: audio commentary with director Ole Bornedal ; audio commentary with writers Juliet Snowden and Stiles White ; the real history of the Dibbuk box ; theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, Dan Laustsen ; editors, Eric L. Beason ; music, Anton Sanko.
Participant or Performer Note: Kyra Sedgwick, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Jay Brazeau, Natasha Calis.
Summary: Clyde and Stephanie Brenek see little cause for alarm when their youngest daughter Em becomes oddly obsessed with an antique wooden box she purchased at a yard sale. But as Em's behavior becomes increasingly erratic, the couple fears the presence of a malevolent force in their midst, only to discover that the box was built to contain a Dibbuk, a dislocated spirit that inhabits and ultimately devours its human host.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: PG-13; for mature thematic material involving violence and disturbing sequences.
System Details Note: DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.40:1, 16x9) presentation; 5.1 Dolby digital.
Language Note: English or Spanish dialogue; English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Raimi, Sam. (Added Author). Bornedal, Ole. (Added Author). Tapert, Robert (Robert G.) (Added Author). Young, J. R. (Added Author). Snowden, Juliet, 1966- (Added Author). White, Stiles. (Added Author). Sedgwick, Kyra. (Added Author). Morgan, Jeffrey Dean, 1966- (Added Author). Brazeau, Jay, 1953- (Added Author). Ghost House Pictures (Firm) (Added Author). Lions Gate Films. (Added Author).

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