Reconstitution of the alleged true story about demonic possession that was behind William Friedkin's The Exorcist.



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Complete credited cast:
Dustin Lawyer ...
Joe Kelly ...
Fr. Halloran
Debs Szymkowiak ...
Tony Colavito ...
Ellen Strauss ...
Von Hardesty ...
Richard Henrich ...
Fr. Bishop
Herman Kemper ...
Fr. Bowdern
Fr. Hughes
Nelson Smith ...
Rev. Schulze
Lee Bevans ...
Dr. Mabel Ross
Robert Doxzen ...
John Howell ...
Brother Rector
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Thomas B. Allen ...
Himself - Author of 'Possessed'


Reconstruction of the alleged true story about demonic possession that was behind William Friedkin's The Exorcist. Based on documents, statements and interviews with people who followed the case, including the priests involved in the exorcism, a close look at the events that really happened is shown. Written by Hugo Lopes

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13 August 1997 (Portugal)  »

Also Known As:

Nas Garras do Mal  »

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This history is bullshit
6 November 2005 | by (Madrid) – See all my reviews

The history behind the Exorcist is bogus, the boy never lived in Mount Rainier, he lived in Cottage City. He wasn't possessed, it's all an urban legend that got out of control after the release of the movie.

This video does not present any testimonies of people who were neighbours or friends of the family, nor interview the boy himself. What kind of investigation is is that?

Most of it is based in declarations of father Bober who is a proved *liar*

All this history have been investigated by a real journalist who really unveils where the boy lived, where he attended school, who have talked with the people who knew him at the time of this case, and who talked with the boy himself.

If you want to know the *real* facts behind the Exorcist history check


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