RLJE Films, a business unit of AMC Networks, has picked up select rights to the documentary LEAP OF FAITH: WILLIAM FRIEDKIN ON THE EXORCIST from Shudder, AMC Networks’ premium streaming service for horror, thriller and the supernatural. LEAP OF FAITH: WILLIAM FRIEDKIN ON THE EXORCIST will be released on VOD, Digital HD and Blu-ray on April 13, 2021.
Written and directed by Alexandre O. Philippe (78/52: Hitchcock’s Shower Scene, The People vs. George Lucas), LEAP OF FAITH: WILLIAM FRIEDKIN ON THE EXORCIST stars William Friedkin (To Live and Die in L.A., The Exorcist). RLJE Films will release the film on Blu-ray for an SRP of $28.96.
LEAP OF FAITH: WILLIAM FRIEDKIN ON THE EXORCIST is a complete dissection and sweeping examination of the award-winning genre classic The Exorcist. Explore the uncharted depths of William Friedkin’s mind’s eye, the nuances of his filmmaking process, and the mysteries of faith and fate that helped shape his life and filmography, as told by the man himself.
LEAP OF FAITH: WILLIAM FRIEDKIN ON THE EXORCIST iTunes Extras include the following bonus features:
· 2020 BIFAN Masterclass with William Friedkin and Alexandre O. Philippe
· 2020 Denver Film – In Conversation with William Friedkin and Alexandre O. Philippe
On VOD, Digital HD & Blu-ray April 13, 2021
“Friedkin is as deft a storyteller on camera as he is behind it.” – Variety
“engaging, fascinating, and entertaining” – RogerEbert.com
“insightful, thought-provoking, and candid…a must-see for anyone who loves The Exorcist” – Daily Dead