Alexandre O. Philippe sits down with the legendary William Friedkin to discuss one of his most beloved (and notorious) films in the new documentary Leap of Faith: William Friedkin on The Exorcist, and ahead of the film's April 13th release on Blu-ray, Digital HD, and VOD, we've been provided with two Blu-ray copies to give away to lucky Daily Dead readers!


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Press Release: 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 SceneThe 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 filmon 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 EXORCISTiTunes Extras include the following bonus features:

  • 2020 BIFAN Masterclass with WilliamFriedkin and Alexandre O. Philippe
  • 2020 Denver Film – In Conversation with WilliamFriedkin and Alexandre O. Philippe