Psychologist Margaret Matheson and her assistant study paranormal activity, which leads them to investigate a world-renowned psychic who has resurfaced years after his toughest critic mysteriously passed away.
Robert De Niro
Kate and Martin escape from personal tragedy to an Island Retreat. Cut off from the outside world, their attempts to recover are shattered when a Man is washed ashore, with news of airborne killer disease that is sweeping through Europe.
An American girl, Isabella, sets out to make a documentary to understand what happened to her mother who murdered three clergy people. She was not convicted due to insanity and was sent to a mental hospital in Italy. Isabella meets with some priests in Italy who explain that her mother's condition may not be medical, but could be an extra-human possession. Written by
Matthew Peterman and Brent Bell first came up with the idea for the movie when they read an article about the Vatican starting a school for exorcism. See more »
When Maria is thrown off the table during her exorcism, one of cameras shows her heart monitor with her vitals flashing. They should not be reading anything as the throw would have disconnected the wires. See more »
There was a time when low budget B-movies could catch you by surprise. A decent script, a new twist on an old idea, some inspired acting . . . a low-budget need not doom a film. Unfortunately, that's all that some reviewers and audiences can see. If you go into The Devil Inside understanding that the budget was low, the actors unknowns, etc., then you'll be able to evaluate it on its own merits. I, for one, thought it was a nifty, if lean, take on two genres -- the fake documentary and the demonic possession/exorcism film. The writing is good, the characters (especially of the two young priests) interesting, and the acting solid. It is genuinely creepy/scary in places. Fernanda Andrade's attractive presence only helps, especially when she addresses the "documentary" camera with those lovely brown eyes of hers.
This film is not big-budget blockbuster entertainment. It does not have a conventional ending. Its not having a conventional ending is for me a plus. It is, however, a lean take on the demonic possession/exorcism genre. If you're into that, you may very well find this to be creepy and entertaining.
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