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The Exorcist

The Exorcist

The Exorcist

1973 / 122min / DCP

DIRECTOR: WILLIAM FRIEDKIN

CAST: LINDA BLAIR, JASON MILLER, MAX VON SYDOW, ELLEN BURSTYN

When it first appeared in cinemas Friedkin’s profane, blasphemous, frequently-brutal adaptation of William Peter Blatty’s best-selling supernatural thriller was experienced as a startling, almost-unprecedented cinematic assault, the harsh, harrowing work of a master lmmaker. Almost half a century later, though? The same damn thing. Priests Max von Sydow and Jason Miller, the latter in a performance of gloomy grandeur, are called on to cast a demon out of a Georgetown townhouse, and find themselves staring down pure evil.

The Exorcist is screening as part of the series William Friedkin.

Due to a request from William Friedkin, we will be showing his preferred director’s cut of the film on DCP instead of the theatrical version on 35mm.