EXORCIST, THE - EXTENDED DIRECTOR'S CUT
Forty-four years after it was made, this Oscar®-winning classic remains one of the scariest movies ever to darken the silver screen. When her daughter (a split-pea soup-spewing Linda Blair) starts to exhibit some demonic behavior, Georgetown mother (Ellen Burstyn) is forced to turn to a young priest for advice. His diagnosis: demonic possession. The cure: an exorcism, performed by Father Merrin (Max von Sydow). AFI Silver presents "The Version You've Never Seen," the 2000 re-issue including the famous "spider walk" sequence. DIR William Friedkin; SCR/PROD William Peter Blatty, from his book. U.S., 1973, color, 132 min. RATED R
AFI Member passes accepted.