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The Possessed (1977)

TV Movie  -   -  Horror  -  1 May 1977 (USA)
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A former priest, now an exorcist, battles the satanic forces that are threatening the students at a girls school.

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Hokum redeemed by a terrific performance...
28 April 1999 | by (Loutraki, Greece) – See all my reviews

This late out of the blocks made-for-t.v. rip-off of "The Exorcist" is unlucky enough to 'star' James Farentino, busy nursing his two expressions until the next mini-series comes along. What redeems this film though are a strong performance by a young Harrison Ford and a simply terrific one by Joan Hackett.Her character oozes madness, repressed sexuality and fierce intelligence, displayed with a clarity reminiscent of Anthony Perkins work in "Psycho". Rarely has insanity been so chillingly portrayed as here, despite the limitations of the format.


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