If one had to design a film to occupy the middle ground between The Orphanage
and The Woman in Black
(or between The Others
and The Devil's Backbone
) it might be The Awakening
, in which Rebecca Hall
plays a woman in '20s England who is called to a boys boarding school to debunk the notion that a ghost roams the halls. A teacher played by McNulty, er, Dominic West
helps bring her into the school, and Hall encounters a bit more ...