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The Exorcist


Dir. William Friedkin. 1973, 121 mins. New DCP restoration. With Ellen Burstyn, Linda Blair. Hollywood’s seminal modern horror film, with Linda Blair as a possessed young girl, contained shocking imagery made possible by the brilliant and pioneering work of makeup master Dick Smith, whose credits also include Little Big Man and The Godfather. The screening is presented in tribute to Smith, who died in August.

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