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Rite, The (2011)  link to Rite, The on IMDb  link to trailer on IMDb

Number: 1609

poster Rite, The

IMDb Rating:
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6.0/10 (86169 votes)

Country: USA, 114 minutes

Spoken Languages: English, Italian, Hungarian, Russian

Genre(s): Thriller, Horror, Drama, Mystery

Director(s): Mikael Håfström

Video Codec: Unknown

Michael Kovak (Colin O'Donaghue), the son of a funeral director grows indifferent to his father and joins a Seminary. On his way to the course completion, he is overwhelmed by a strong lack of faith. His religious beliefs are further jolted when he sees a young girl haplessly dying in a road accident for whom he reluctantly performs the ritual to absolve her sins. His mentor still believes in him and urges him to go to Italy to take an exorcism course hoping that he it would strengthen his faith in Christianity. In Italy, he attends a session from Father Xavier (Ciarán Hinds), who soon becomes aware of his skepticism. As a result he sends him to an eminent Jesuit exorcist, Father Lucas Trevant (Sir Anthony Hopkins), whose ways though questionable are quite effective. He witnesses the exorcism of a sixteen year old girl but still seems unconvinced. Father Lucas explains to him that it takes multiple sessions over a long stretch of time to completely free a victim from the demon. ...



photo Anthony Hopkins Anthony Hopkins Father Lucas Trevant
photo Colin O'Donoghue Colin O'Donoghue Michael Kovak
photo Alice Braga Alice Braga Angeline
photo Ciarán Hinds Ciarán Hinds Father Xavier
photo Toby Jones Toby Jones Father Matthew

Medium: Media file,

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 2.35:1