The Exorcist (Director's Cut)

The Exorcist
  • 1973 (2000)
  • US
  • 2h 12min
  • 18
  • Directed by: William Friedkin
  • Cast: Ellen Burstyn, Max von Sydow, Lee J. Cobb, Kitty Winn, Jack MacGowran, Jason Miller, Linda Blair

Writer William Peter Blatty always griped that in excising twenty minutes from The Exorcist, Friedkin removed its moral centre and obscured its theological message. To Blatty's horror, some people thought the Devil won. Friedkin has reinstated eleven minutes of footage, and the re-editing job is done so lovingly that fans are unlikely to feel cynically exploited. Even so, Friedkin's cuts have mostly been vindicated but­ it now feels too long, while the infamous 'spider walk' scene merely adds a cheap and redundant shock.

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23-33 Broadway, Hall Ings, Bradford, BD1 1JR
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Redrock, Bridgefield Street, Stockport, Greater Manchester, SK1 1SA
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Cromwell Road, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, PE14 0SL
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23 Shrewsbury Road, Penistone, South Yorkshire, S36 6DY
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