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Unique ID Code: 0000001219
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Added on: 10/10/1999 20:27
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Exorcist, The: 25th Anniversary (US)

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A 12 year old girl is possessed by the devil
Certificate: R
Running Time: 197 mins
Retail Price: $24.98
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Synopsis:
The chilling account of what happens to a little girl when she becomes possessed by the devil. Linda Blair is the child and Ellen Burstyn`s her distraught mother. Max von Sydow and Jason Miller are troubled priests determined to break Satan`s hold. Will include a feature-length documentary entitled "The Fear of God: The Making of `the Exorcist`". Contains new interviews and scenes previously unavailable on any American release.

Special Features:
Interactive Menus
Production Notes
"The Fear of God: The Making of `The Exorcist`" 74 Minute Documentary featuring Never Before Seen Footage, and all-new Interviews with Friedkin, Blatty plus the film`s stars and crew
Audio Commentary by William Friedkin and William Peter Blatty
Special Intro by William Friedkin
4 Theatrical Trailers
6 TV Spots
DVD-Exclusive Documentary Featurette of the Film`s Storyboards and Production

Video Tracks:
Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1

Audio Tracks:
Dolby Digital 5.1 English
Dolby Digital Mono French

Subtitle Tracks:
French
English
CC: English

Directed By:
William Friedkin

Written By:

Starring:
Kitty Winn
Max Von Sydow
Lee J. Cobb
Linda Blair
Ellen Burstyn

Casting By:
Juliet Taylor
Nessa Hyams
Louis Di Giaimo

Soundtrack By:
Jack Nitzsche

Music From:
Krzysztof Penderecki
Mike Oldfield

Editor:
Bud S. Smith
Evan A. Lottman
Norman Gay

Costume Designer:
Joseph Fretwell

Production Designer:
Bill Malley

Producer:
David Salven
William Peter Blatty

Executive Producer:
Noel Marshall

Distributor:
Warner Bros

Your Opinions and Comments

Pure trash. I always hated Billy Friedkin. Steel cold manipualtive, badly edited, badly shot. There is power in the film, but the filmmakers don`t know what to do with it. Paralysed by their own inhumanity.
posted by Richard73 on 17/10/2000 00:03