William Friedkin. USA, 1973. Original language, Spanish subtitles. 132'.
When a young girl starts showing signs of demonic posession, her mother asks for help from a priest. This classic horror movie is screened as part of the film series at the Filmoteca dedicated to celebrating 50 years of the Sitges Film Festival. Thanks to this adaptation of the best-selling book by William Peter Blatty and based on a true story, the bar was raised for the horror genre on the big screen, and was nominated for ten Academy Awards, winning two, including Best Writing Adapted Screenplay for Blatty.