The Crucifixion (2017)

R   |    |  Horror, Mystery, Thriller

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When Nicole comes in contact with Father Anton (Corneliu Ulici) more and more inexplicable events occur. The pair begin to believe that the priest lost the battle with a demon.

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  • Brittany Ashworth in The Crucifixion (2017)
  • Sophie Cookson in The Crucifixion (2017)
  • Brittany Ashworth in The Crucifixion (2017)
  • Brittany Ashworth and Ada Lupu in The Crucifixion (2017)
  • Corneliu Ulici and Sophie Cookson in The Crucifixion (2017)
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17 October 2017 | philneil
| The Exorcism of Adelina Marinescu
Like 'The Exorcism of Emily Rose' (based on the true story of Anneliese Michel) this movie is also based on the true story of the Tanacu exorcism, which was a case wherein Maricica Irina Cornici, a mentally ill nun at the Romanian Orthodox Church monastery of Tanacu in Vaslui County, Romania, was killed during an exorcism by priest Daniel Petre Corogeanu with the help of four other nuns.

Adelina's story is told through a series of flashbacks and this is where there are some truly disturbing elements and shocking visuals which push the genre from murder/mystery/thriller to actual horror.

The Romanian setting has an almost Gothic allure and certainly adds atmosphere.

Although there were some cheap jump-scares it did actually manage to shock (and disgust) me a couple of times when something 'real' occurred.

I don't want to come across as negative in this review as this is a nicely made movie, however it's nothing I haven't seen before (done better).


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Horror | Mystery | Thriller

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