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Saturday, Apr 29, 2017 11:00 PM
When a teenage girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks

the help of two priests to save her daughter.
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General Admission Late Night - Public - $5.00

 
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Bijou After Hours is presented by the Bijou Film Board
After Hours is a late-night series featuring cult classics, fan favorites, recent releases, and the best in modern genre films. Saturdays at 11pm during the semester. FREE for UI students -- simply show your student ID at the box office! Tickets only $6.50 for general public.

"The Exorcist, with its excellent cast, mounting intensity, and ingeniously constructed surprises, is still a commanding achievement." -Philadelphia Inquirer

THE EXORCIST

Blatty transformed the little boy in the 1949 incident into a little girl named Regan, played by 14-year- old Linda Blair. Suddenly prone to fits and bizarre behavior, Regan proves quite a handful for her actress-mother, Chris MacNeil (played by Ellen Burstyn, although Blatty reportedly based the character on his next- door neighbor Shirley MacLaine). When Regan gets completely out of hand, Chris calls in young priest Father Karras (Jason Miller), who becomes convinced that the girl is possessed by the Devil and that they must call in an exorcist: namely, Father Merrin (Max von Sydow). His foe proves to be no run-of- the-mill demon, and both the priest and the girl suffer numerous horrors during their struggles