Leap of Faith
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Leap of Faith: William Friedkin on ‘The Exorcist’ is a documentary from the acclaimed Swiss writer and director Alexander O. Philippe, whose previous successes include analytic documentaries such as The People vs George Lucas (Star Wars), 78/52 (Psycho) and Memory: The Origins of Alien (Alien). The producers are Kerry Deignan Roy and Exhibit A Pictures. Leap of Faith held its world premiere at the Venice International Film Festival (IT) and was screened at the Sundance Film Festival (US).
Framed around a six-day interview with director, William Friedkin, the documentary explores uncharted depths and nuances of his visionary mind and creative processes. Reflective, insightful and often disarmingly candid, he passionately discusses the influences and obsessions he has returned to throughout his filmmaking career. The film expertly depicts the mysteries of faith and fate that have shaped his life and offer an in-depth analysis of the story behind one of the most iconic horror movies of all time.