Demonic Possession and Hasidic Exorcism

By Smokey Big Bear
Written September 02, 2012
I grew up watching Rosemary's Baby, and the Exorcist as well as a host of unbelievable demonic possession films. Always intrigued by the rituals used by Catholic priests, as well as learning these ancient rites are rarely used and need the approval of the Vatican. Catholic church wants the possessed individuals to first seek the evaluation and intervention of the medical, or psychological experts before it takes on the matter. Now comes "The Possession" rooted in the Hasidic experience of demonic possession cases. The family as in many documented cases didn't seem to have any religious affiliation. Seems like the non-religious or non-believers are always the likely candidates for demonic possession. The idea of Hasidic belief in demon possession is new and prompted curiosity. Overall found the movie interesting, and it did keep on the edge of my seat.
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a 2012 version of the exorcist

By miss gizzy
Written September 03, 2012
The story was decent and there was nothing gory or gross that you wouldn’t expect to see in a movie about a girl that gets possessed. I thought the actors did a good job and although horror is my favorite genre, I wish the writers would make the characters a bit more aware and not completely oblivious about what is going on until the last minute. Other than that, it was entertaining!
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Mrs. Mun

By MrsMun
Written September 20, 2014
To my surprise, I really liked the movie. It was suspenseful, grabbed your attention from the beginning and held it. The story line NOT slow and dragged out, it was gripping and a thriller without all that gore and slaughtering. Well written story based on a true story; amazing! Love the ending! Great acting; believable! Overall, on a scale from 1-10, I give it a healthy 8. If you have not seen it and you long for a great thriller, "You gotta go." You won't be disappointed!!! Ciao, Everybody
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The Possession..was awesome..

By amadorpatricia
Written August 20, 2014
I've rent it..i really like it,so i've decide to buy it.So,i can add it to my Horror collection.luv it!..Now i don't have to rent it over & over!..Thankyou! =0)
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Greatly produced however lacks story

By Wagner De Paula
Written September 18, 2014
This movie is really well produced and really engages you in the first half hour however the story is not really great. Very predictable and not mesmerizing.
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