The Exorcist - Framed Picture - 12" x 16"
The Exorcist is a 1973 supernatural horror film directed by William Friedkin, adapted by William Peter Blatty from his 1971 novel, and starred Ellen Burstyn, Linda Blair, Max von Sydow, and Jason Miller.
The book, inspired by the 1949 exorcism of Roland Doe, deals with the demonic possession of a 12-year-old girl and her mother's attempts to win back her child through an exorcism conducted by two priests. The adaptation is relatively faithful to the book.
The film experienced a troubled production, attracted claims that the set was 'cursed'. The Exorcist was the first horror film to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture.
The film has had a significant influence on popular culture.
In 2010, the Library of Congress selected the film to be preserved as part of its National Film Registry as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".