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* AgonyOfTheFeet / {{Gorn}}: Stephanie at one point confronts Emily/Abyzou in the kitchen. Barefoot. With a lot of breakable glass nearby. Ouch.
** Also Emily, who spends half of the film barefoot and in her nightgown.

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* AgonyOfTheFeet / {{Gorn}}: AgonyOfTheFeet: Stephanie at one point confronts Emily/Abyzou in the kitchen. Barefoot. With kitchen, barefoot as well, only with a lot of breakable glass nearby. Ouch.
** Also Emily, who spends half of the film barefoot and in her nightgown.
Ouch.



* BodyHorror: [[spoiler: Brett's teeth fall out during an encounter with Em.]] More ironic when you consider he's a dentist.

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* BodyHorror: BodyHorror:
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[[spoiler: Brett's teeth fall out during an encounter with Em.]] More ironic when you consider he's a dentist.



* FirstFatherWins: Clyde's ex Stephanie is dating, and becoming progressively closer to Brett much to his chagrin. It's clear throughout the movie that both still have ''some'' chemistry and compatibility and {{UST}} underneath a lot bickering. By the end of the film [[spoiler:Brett has run off after losing all his teeth to the Dybbuk, and Clyde and his family are closer together after beating the monster.]]

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* FirstFatherWins: Clyde's ex Stephanie is dating, and becoming progressively closer to Brett much to his chagrin. It's clear throughout the movie that both still have ''some'' chemistry and compatibility and {{UST}} underneath a lot bickering. By the end of the film [[spoiler:Brett has run off after losing all his teeth to the Dybbuk, and Clyde and his family are closer together after beating the monster.]]



* HumanoidAbomination: [[spoiler: Abyzou's true form is this. Show quite fully when they are being expelled from Clyde's body and as they are crawling back to the box.]]
* IKnowYourTrueName: There's two ways to get a Dybbuk to leave a body, one is an exorcism, and the other (much safer) way is to command it into its box by using its True Name.
* LargeHam/ ChewingTheScenery: Tzadok. Em may also count during her "possessed" moments.

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* HumanoidAbomination: [[spoiler: Abyzou's true form is this. Show Shown quite fully when they are being expelled from Clyde's body and as they are crawling back to the box.]]
* IKnowYourTrueName: There's two ways to get a Dybbuk to leave a body, one body. One is an exorcism, and the other (much safer) way is to command it into its box by using its True Name.
* LargeHam/ ChewingTheScenery: Tzadok.LargeHam: Tzadok, particularly during the exorcism. Em may also count during her "possessed" moments.



* SadlyMythtaken: In Jewish folklore, a Dybbuk is a ghost, not a demon. However, the accuracy of the Dybbuk depiction actually makes this trope zig-zagged in the movie.

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* SadlyMythtaken: SadlyMythtaken:
** Zig-zagged.
In Jewish folklore, a Dybbuk is a ghost, not a demon. However, the accuracy of the Dybbuk depiction actually makes this trope zig-zagged in the movie.demon.



* SupernaturalProofFather: Averted twice. It's Clyde who first noticed something supernatural was wrong with Em (though in an interesting turn it was the school that picked up on the change in behavior first), and Stephanie who is the skeptic. Later, when [[spoiler:the Dybbuk actually takes him up on his offer and changes from Em to possessing him.]]

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* SupernaturalProofFather: Averted twice. It's Clyde who first noticed notices something supernatural was wrong with Em (though in an interesting turn it was the school that picked picks up on the change in behavior first), and Stephanie who is the skeptic. Later, when [[spoiler:the Dybbuk actually takes him up on his offer and changes from Em to possessing him.]]


** On the other end, it is named [[spoiler: Abyzou]], which is the name of an actual unrelated female demon from ancient Near-Eastern Europe folklore. She is assimilated to Lilith in Jewish folklore, and is said to cause miscarriages and infant immortality.

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** On the other end, it is named [[spoiler: Abyzou]], which is the name of an actual unrelated female demon from ancient Near-Eastern Europe folklore. She is assimilated to Lilith in Jewish folklore, and is said to cause miscarriages and infant immortality.mortality.
** The story is very loosely based on [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dybbuk_box an actual box]] currently belonging to Zak Bagans of ''Series/GhostAdventures'', the original owner claimed there was a dybbuk in it but her descendants were unsure when they sold it.


'''''The Possession''''' is a 2012 supernatural horror film directed by Ole Bornedal and co-produced by Creator/SamRaimi. It was released in the United States on August 31, 2012, with the film premiering at the Film4 [=FrightFest=].

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'''''The Possession''''' ''The Possession'' is a 2012 supernatural horror film directed by Ole Bornedal and co-produced by Creator/SamRaimi. It was released in the United States on August 31, 2012, with the film premiering at the Film4 [=FrightFest=].


* HumanoidAbomination: [[spoiler: Abyzou manifests as this when they are being exorcised and is crawling back to the box.]]

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* HumanoidAbomination: [[spoiler: Abyzou manifests as this Abyzou's true form is this. Show quite fully when they are being exorcised expelled from Clyde's body and is as they are crawling back to the box.]]


* HumanoidAbomination: [[spoiler: Abyzou manifests as this when they are being exercised and is crawling back to the box.]]

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* HumanoidAbomination: [[spoiler: Abyzou manifests as this when they are being exercised exorcised and is crawling back to the box.]]

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*HumanoidAbomination: [[spoiler: Abyzou manifests as this when they are being exercised and is crawling back to the box.]]


** Also Emily, who spends half of the film barefoot and in nightgown.

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** Also Emily, who spends half of the film barefoot and in her nightgown.


* SadlyMythtaken: In Jewish folklore, a Dybbuk is a ghost, not a demon. The accuracy of the Dybbuk depiction actually makes this trope zig-zagged in the movie.

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* SadlyMythtaken: In Jewish folklore, a Dybbuk is a ghost, not a demon. The However, the accuracy of the Dybbuk depiction actually makes this trope zig-zagged in the movie.


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* ThreePointLanding: A possessed Em does a bizarrely cool pose during the final showdown.

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** Also Emily, who spends half of the film barefoot and in nightgown.


** Those possessed by Abyzou suffer this. In the early stages of her possession, Em glimpses the Dybbuk's fingers at the back of her throat. Later, her [[EyeScream eyes rotate all the way around until they're completely white, and the Dybbuk's hand can be seen through her cheek. Moths also exit and enter her mouth at various points. [[spoiler:Later, when Abyzou jumps from Em to Clyde, his eyes also rotate. Abyzou later exits his body by crawling out of his throat and mouth.]]

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** Those possessed by Abyzou suffer this. In the early stages of her possession, Em glimpses the Dybbuk's fingers at the back of her throat. Later, her [[EyeScream eyes rotate all the way around until they're completely white, white]], and the Dybbuk's hand can be seen through her cheek. Moths also exit and enter her mouth at various points. [[spoiler:Later, [[spoiler: Later, when Abyzou jumps from Em to Clyde, his eyes also rotate. Abyzou later exits his body by crawling out of his throat and mouth.]]


* BigBad: Abizu, the Dybbuk.

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* BigBad: Abizu, Abyzou, the Dybbuk.


* AgonyOfTheFeet / {{Gorn}}: Stephanie at one point confronts Emily/Dybbuk in the kitchen. Barefoot. With a lot of breakable glass nearby. Ouch.

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* AgonyOfTheFeet / {{Gorn}}: Stephanie at one point confronts Emily/Dybbuk Emily/Abyzou in the kitchen. Barefoot. With a lot of breakable glass nearby. Ouch.



* BigBad: Abizu, the demon.

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* BigBad: Abizu, the demon.Dybbuk.



* BodyHorror: [[spoiler: Brett's teeth fall out during an encounter with Em.]] More ironic when you consider he's a dentist.

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* BodyHorror: [[spoiler: Brett's teeth fall out during an encounter with Em.]] More ironic when you consider he's a dentist. dentist.
** Those possessed by Abyzou suffer this. In the early stages of her possession, Em glimpses the Dybbuk's fingers at the back of her throat. Later, her [[EyeScream eyes rotate all the way around until they're completely white, and the Dybbuk's hand can be seen through her cheek. Moths also exit and enter her mouth at various points. [[spoiler:Later, when Abyzou jumps from Em to Clyde, his eyes also rotate. Abyzou later exits his body by crawling out of his throat and mouth.]]
** And, lastly, the true form of Abyzou itself - [[spoiler: a small, deathly pale, humanoid creature with an unsettlingly huge mouth.]]



* DemonicPossession: Unlike normal demonic possession flics, the Dybbuk needs multiple "trips" between the box and its future host to lay the groundwork for a full entry. Afterwards, it takes another week or so to fully take over.

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* CreepyChild: Em, when possessed.
* DemonicPossession: Unlike normal demonic possession flics, flicks, the Dybbuk needs multiple "trips" between the box and its future host to lay the groundwork for a full entry. Afterwards, it takes another week or so to fully take over.



* PrecisionFStrike: During the climactic exorcism, Em/Abizu drops one.
--> ''[[PunctuatedForEmphasis FUCK! YOUUUUUU]]!''



** On the one hand, Dibbuk is correctly described as a soul of a deceased person looking for a chance to live by taking another 'host' but then it is given daemonic properties.

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** On the one hand, Dibbuk Dybbuk is correctly described as a soul of a deceased person looking for a chance to live by taking another 'host' but then it is given daemonic properties.


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* VoiceOfTheLegion: Em/Abyzou, during the kitchen confrontation.


* SadlyMythtaken: In Jewish folklore, a Dybbuk is a ghost, not a demon.
** Actually zig-zagged. Dibbuk is correctly described as a soul of a deceased person looking for a chance to live by taking another 'host' but then it is given daemonic properties.

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* SadlyMythtaken: In Jewish folklore, a Dybbuk is a ghost, not a demon.
demon. The accuracy of the Dybbuk depiction actually makes this trope zig-zagged in the movie.
** Actually zig-zagged. On the one hand, Dibbuk is correctly described as a soul of a deceased person looking for a chance to live by taking another 'host' but then it is given daemonic properties.properties.
** On the other end, it is named [[spoiler: Abyzou]], which is the name of an actual unrelated female demon from ancient Near-Eastern Europe folklore. She is assimilated to Lilith in Jewish folklore, and is said to cause miscarriages and infant immortality.


* [[spoiler: DroppedABridgeOnHim:]][[spoiler: Tzadok.]]

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* DroppedABridgeOnHim: [[spoiler: DroppedABridgeOnHim:]][[spoiler: Tzadok.]]


* SadlyMythtaken: In Jewish folklore, a Dybbuk is a ghost, not a demon.

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* SadlyMythtaken: In Jewish folklore, a Dybbuk is a ghost, not a demon. demon.
** Actually zig-zagged. Dibbuk is correctly described as a soul of a deceased person looking for a chance to live by taking another 'host' but then it is given daemonic properties.

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