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35e 19 > 28.03.2021

Leap of Faith: William Friedkin on The Exorcist

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  • Swiss Premiere
  • documentary
  • US
  • 2019 | 104 min. | Colour
  • Language : English
  • Subtitles :
Cast & Crew
Screenplay
Alexandre O. Philippe
Cinematography
Robert Muratore
Editing
David Lawrence
Music
Jon Hegel
Anthony Weeden
Sound
Leslie Gaston
Cast
William Friedkin
Producer
Kerry Deignan Roy
Alexandre O. Philippe
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Alexandre O. Philippe
Filmobiography

2010 The People vs. George Lucas (documentary, FIFF 2018)

2012 The Life and Times of Paul the Psychic Octopus (documentary, FIFF 2013)
2014 Doc of the Dead (documentary, FIFF 2015)
2017 78/52 (documentary, FIFF 2017)
2019 Memory: The Origins of Alien (documentary)

After his sublime dissection of the shower scene in Psycho (78/52, screened at FIFF 2017), Alexandre Philippe takes on another enthralling and absorbing subject, which allows him to indulge his love of popular cinema to the full. Leap of Faith analyses The Exorcist, the scenes shot in Iraq, its reference to Citizen Kane and Caravaggio, as well as its fundamental reflection on religious faith.

Special evening at Cinémathèque on 7th October 2020
Preview screening of Leap of Faith: William Friedkin on The Exorcist by Alexandre O. Philippe (2019) in attendance of the director followed by The Exorcist by William Friedkin (1973)
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