R | | Horror
When a teenage girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her daughter.
One "conventional wisdom" explanation of possession phenomena is that it is something called "unconscious fraud", where a suggestible person knows the behavior expected in a circumstance where possession could result and then performs it out of the ... ...
They've found something... small pieces.
When father Karras is in the dorm sitting on the bed smoking a cigarette, the priest takes the cigarette from Karras and lays him down on the bed. When father Karras sits up and grabs the priest's arm, the cigarette is still in Karras's right hand. In the next shot, the cigarette is back with the other priest.
There are no opening credits after the title. Although it is commonplace now, it was unheard of in 1973.
English, Latin, Greek, French, German, Arabic, Kurdish
£151,714 (UK) (19 June 1998)
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