The Exorcist

Directed by William Friedkin
U.S / 1973 / Narrative
122 minutes / German, French, Latin, Arabic, Greek, English

12-year-old Regan MacNeil begins to adapt an explicit new personality as strange events befall the local area of Georgetown. Her mother becomes torn between science and superstition in a desperate bid to save her daughter, and ultimately turns to her last hope: Father Damien Karras, a troubled priest who is struggling with his own faith.


Intro and discussion by Andrew Wyatt, Co-Founder and Managing Editor of The Take-Up.