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The exorcist / Warner Bros. Pictures ; a William Friedkin film ; written for the screen and produced by William Peter Blatty ; directed by William Friedkin.

Friedkin, William, (film director., Director). Blatty, William Peter, (screenwriter,, film producer., Screenwriter, Producer). Burstyn, Ellen, 1932- (actor., Actor). Sydow, Max von, 1929-2020 (actor., Actor). Blair, Linda, 1959- (actor., Actor). Cobb, Lee J., 1911-1976 (actor., Actor). Winn, Kitty, 1944- (actor., Actor). MacGowran, Jack, 1918-1973 (actor., Actor). Miller, Jason, 1939-2001 (actor., Actor). Roizman, Owen, 1936- (director of photography., Cinematographer). Blatty, William Peter. Motion picture adaptation of (work): Exorcist. (Added Author). Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- ), (production company.). Warner Bros. Entertainment, (publisher.). Warner Home Video (Firm), (distributor.). Ellen Burstyn, Max von Sydow, Lee J. Cobb, Kitty Winn, Jack MacGowran, Jason Miller, Linda Blair. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 1419888161
  • ISBN: 9781419888168
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (132 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Extended director's cut.
  • Publisher: [Burbank, California] : Warner Bros. Entertainment, [2010]
  • Distributor: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, 2010.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Wide screen.
Based on the novel by William Peter Blatty.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1973; extended director's cut originally released in 2000.
Special features include original trailers, commentary by William Friedkin; TV and radio spots.
Formatted Contents Note:
"The fear of God : the making of the Exorcist" (75 min.) ; 3 original trailers, commentary and a new introduction by William Friedkin.
Music included in film. Kanon for orchestra and tape ; Cello concerto ; String quartet (1960) ; Polymorphia (Orchestra of the Cracow Philharmonia ; Henryk Czyz, conductor) ; Devils of Loudon (Hamburg State Opera ; Marek Janowski, conductor) / Krzysztof Penderecki -- Fantasia for strings / Hans Werner Henze -- (Tutti) Threnody I: Night of the electric insects / George Crumb -- Fliessend, äusserst zart from five pieces for orchestra, op. 10 / Anton Webern -- Beginnings (from the wind harp) -- Tubular bells / Mike Oldfield -- Study no. 1 ; Study no. 2 / David Borden -- Quiet village / Les Baxter.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Executive producer, Noel Marshall ; director of photography, Owen Roizman ; editor, Norman Gay.
Participant or Performer Note:
Ellen Burstyn, Max von Sydow, Lee J. Cobb, Kitty Winn, Jack MacGowran, Jason Miller, Linda Blair.
Summary, etc.:
The frightening and realistic tale of an innocent girl inhabited by a terrifying entity, her mother's frantic resolve to save her, and two priests, one doubt-ridden, the other a rock of faith, joined in battling ultimate evil. The extended director's cut includes over ten minutes of footage deleted before the film's 1973 release.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R; for strong language and disturbing images.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby digital surround 5.1 EX, Dolby digital surround 5.1, Dolby digital stereo.
Language Note:
Dialogue in English, French or Spanish with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Awards Note:
Academy Awards, 1974: Winners: Best Sound, Robert Knudson, Christopher Newman; Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium, William Peter Blatty.; Nominees: Best Picture, Best Actress in a Leading Role, Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Best Actress in a Supporting Role, Best Director, Best Cinematography, Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Best Film Editing
Golden Globes, 1974: Winners: Best Director, William Friedkin; Best Motion Picture (Drama); Best Screenplay (Motion Picture), William Peter Blatty; and Best Supporting Actress, Linda Blair ; Nominees: Most Promising Newcomer - Female, Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama, Best Supporting Actor - Motion Picture
Subject: Demoniac possession > Drama.
Exorcism > Drama.
Posesión demoníaca > Teatro.
Exorcismo > Teatro.
Demoniac possession.
Posesión demoníaca > Drama.
Exorcismo > Drama.
Genre: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films > United States.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Film adaptations.
Horror films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Horror films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Horror films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Film adaptations.
Pel?culas de horror.
Adaptaciones cinematogr?ficas.
Grabaciones de v?deo para los de audici?n disminuido.