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The Rite (28-Jan-2011)

Director: Mikael Hĺfström

Writer: Michael Petroni

Based on a book: The Rite: The Making of a Modern Exorcist by Matt Baglio

Music by: Alex Neffes

Producers: Beau Flynn; Tripp Vinson

Keywords: Thriller, Exorcism

Psychological thriller follows an American seminary student as he ventures out to Europe to experience an exorcism course.

Michael, an American and son to a funeral director, yearns to shake up his surroundings and decides to join a seminary. Intending to embark on his ostensibly religious journey with a view to receiving a free college education by way of abdicating his vows upon completion of his studies, Michael's letter of resignation drafted when the time comes snowballs into a threat by the church to convert his education into a student loan worth $100,000, leading to his attending a fateful exorcism class in Italy that brings him face-to-face with a panoply of demonic figures.

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Alice Braga
15-Apr-1983   City of God
Rutger Hauer
23-Jan-1944   Blade Runner
Ciarán Hinds
9-Feb-1953   Munich
Anthony Hopkins
31-Dec-1937   Hannibal Lecter
Toby Jones
7-Sep-1967   Voice of Dobby the Elf
Chris Marquette
3-Oct-1984   Adam Rove on Joan of Arcadia
Franco Nero
23-Nov-1941   Dragged coffin in Django


Anthony Hopkins   ...   Fr. Lucas Trevant
Colin O'Donoghue   ...   Michael Kovak
Alice Braga   ...   Angeline
Toby Jones   ...   Fr. Matthew
Ciarán Hinds   ...   Fr. Xavier
Rutger Hauer   ...   Istvan Kovak
Maria Grazia Cucinotta   ...   Aunt Andria
Marta Gastini   ...   Rosaria
Arianna Veronesi   ...   Francesca
Andrea Calligari   ...   Vincenzo
Chris Marquette   ...   Eddie
Torrey DeVitto   ...   Nina
Ben Cheetham   ...   Young Michael
Marija Karan   ...   Sandra
Rosa Pianeta   ...   Woman in Exorcism Video
Giampiero Ingrassia   ...   Doctor
Rosario Tedesco   ...   Police Officer
Cecilia Dazzi   ...   Nurse
Attila Bardóczy   ...   Xavier's Secretary
Nadia Kibout   ...   Ethnic Nun
Anita Pititto   ...   Vatican Nun
Sandor Baranyai   ...   Concierge
Fabiola Balestriere   ...   Young Girl
Anikó Vincze   ...   Katalin Kovak


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