LEAP OF FAITH: WILLIAM FRIEDKIN ON THE EXORCIST

de Alexandre O. Philippe

Synopsis

A lyrical and spiritual cinematic essay on The Exorcist, the last film of Alexandre O. Philippe explores the uncharted depths of William Friedkin’s mind’s eye, the nuances of his filmmaking process, and the mysteries of faith and fate that have shaped his life and filmography.

Director

Alexandre O. Philippe

Multi-award winning director and writer specializing in documentaries on film. A regular presence in Sitges, in 2019 he visited the Festival to present Leap of Faith: William Friedkin on The Exorcist and Memory: The Origins of Alien.

Technical information

USA. 2019

105 MIN

DIRECTORAlexandre O. Philippe

WRITERAlexandre O. Philippe

PHOTOGRAPHYRobert Muratore

WITHWilliam Friedkin

Edition: 2019
Section: Panorama – Special Sessions
Original language: English and others

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