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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Tom Wilkinson
Laura Linney
Jennifer Carpenter
Campbell Scott
Directors
Scott Derrickson
Screenwriters
Scott Derrickson
Paul Harris Boardman
Running Time
119 minutes

The Exorcism Of Emily Rose


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The Exorcism Of Emily Rose

Plot
Father Moore (Wilkinson), a small-town priest, is on trial for the negligent homicide of a young woman (Carpenter) who died in his care during an exorcism. Defending him is Erin Bruner (Linney), an atheist lawyer who comes to doubt her own beliefs as the spooky evidence mounts up.


Verdict
Viewed as a horror movie, Emily Rose isn’t much scarier than the average, but combined with intelligent and balanced courtroom drama it has more to offer than your usual big-lunged, big-breasted screamer.


Reviewed by Olly Richards

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