The Rite - Trailer
Director Mikael HafstromYear 2011Genre(s) Thriller
Michael Kovak is a young man who's studying to become a priest, his faith is strong but he's not convinced in demonic possession, instead he believes people who claim to be possessed should be treated for psychosis by a doctor. Still unable to truly believe in what the he's being taught, Kovak attends an exorcism school at the Vatican.
Whilst there he learns the Vatican receives over half a million reports of demonic possession a year and though some of the reports might only be stories some are unexplainable and untreatable through conventional medical methods. Whilst in Rome Kovak is taken in by an unorthodox priest Father Lucas who shows him a darker side to their faith and together they discover just how strong the devils power is, even in one of the holiest places in the world.
Directed by: Mikael Hafstrom
Starring Anthony Hopkins, Colin O'Donoghue, Alice Braga, Ciaran Hinds, Toby Jones, Rutger Hauer, Chris Marquette, Torrey DeVitto, Maria Grazia Cucinotta and Franco Nero.
The Rite is released in the UK on 25th February 2011