Cinema: Pile of Zs

THE AWAKENING Directed by Mike Newell Screenplay by Allan Scott, Chris Bryant and Clive Exton

At the tomb site a professor and his assistant (Charlton Heston and Susannah York) are prizing open the evil princess's mummy case. Back in camp his wife (Jill Townsend) goes into labor—two months early. A mysteriously difficult birth ensues. No one needs a translation of the hieroglyphics in the burial place to know what is happening—the soul of the royal personage is reversing the usual journey, moving from tomb to womb.

When the professor's daughter turns 18, she answers...

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