The Exorcism of Emily Rose

Synopsis: When a younger girl called Emily Rose dies, everyone puts blame on the exorcism which was performed on her by Father Moore prior to her death. The priest is arrested on suspicion of murder. The trail begins with lawyer Erin Bruner representing Moore, but it is not going to be easy, as no one wants to believe what Father Moore says is true.
Genre: Drama, History, Horror
Director(s): Scott Derrickson
Production: Dimension Films
  4 wins & 9 nominations.
 
IMDB:
6.7
Metacritic:
46
Rotten Tomatoes:
20%
PG-13
Year:
2005
119 min
193 Views


They pay for it. | They pay for everything.

This is your dream, Emily.

You'll be leaving us.

It's okay.

I'll be okay.

I'm gonna show this to your father.

- Counselor. Thanks for meeting me. | - Sure.

Can I buy you a drink, Mr. Thomas? | He makes an excellent martini.

Just water for me, please.

So...

...the judge thinks we should offer | a new plea agreement.

She feels the community might be | better served without this trial.

How do you feel about it?

Personally.

My job is to represent | the interests of the people...

...and make an effort to be objective.

I ask because I know | you're a churchgoer.

Now you're set to prosecute | a man of God.

Your priest broke the law...

...and a young girl is dead.

If he's a man of God, then, personally, | I think he's even more subject...

...to the laws of moral behavior. | If it were up to me, he'd get no deal.

And forgiveness and compassion? | Isn't that part of your creed?

Or does that just get in the way | of your work?

If you have compassion | for your client...

...you'll persuade him to accept this:

Charges reduced | to reckless endangerment.

Twelve months in a county jail.

Reducible to six, plus probation, | if he stays out of trouble.

Somehow I expect | he can manage that.

But please understand me. | If he refuses, I will seek the maximum.

Father Moore has made it clear | there will be no plea agreement.

He will not lie or admit to something | he is not guilty of.

- And he was never neglectful of Emily. | - "Never neglectful"?

Have you seen | the postmortem photographs?

We'll go to trial. My client wants | the public to know the truth.

Good.

So do I.

Have a good night, counselor.

Let the record show that the defendant | and his counsel are present...

...and that the jury is seated.

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