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.
Written and directed by Alexandre O. Philippe (78/52: Hitchcock’s Shower Scene, The 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 film on 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 iTunes Extras include the following bonus features:
· 2020 BIFAN Masterclass with William Friedkin and Alexandre O. Philippe
· 2020 Denver Film – In Conversation with William Friedkin and Alexandre O. Philippe
RLJE Films’ recent features include Color Out of Space, based on the classic H.P. Lovecraft story, starring Nicolas Cage and Joely Richardson and written and directed by Richard Stanley; and David Ayer’s The Tax Collector starring Bobby Soto and Shia LaBeouf; and The Owners from director Julian Berg and starring Maisie Williams from “Game of Thrones”. Upcoming releases include the critically acclaimed horror film The Dark And The Wicked from Director Bryan Bertino; and Adam Egypt Mortimer’s Archenemy starring Joe Manganiello
Upcoming films include Sion Sono’s 2021 Sundance Film Festival premiere Prisoners of the Ghostland starring Nicolas Cage and Sofia Boutella and Shoplifters of the World from director Stephen Kijak