The footage may not be real, but it’s truly terrifying.
The Last Exorcism, it brings back fond memories of the fear-induced sweat trickling down the nape of your neck.
Possession and exorcism seem to naturally mesh well with the found footage format, but this film set itself apart when bathing in the intimate moments between priest, possessed and possessor.
The Last Exorcism is a 2010 American found footage supernatural horror film directed and edited by Daniel Stamm. It stars Patrick Fabian, Ashley Bell, Iris Bahr, and Louis Herthum.
The film follows a disillusioned evangelical minister, who after years of performing exorcisms decides to participate in a documentary chronicling his last exorcism while exposing the fraud of his ministry. After receiving a letter from a farmer asking for help in driving out the devil, he meets the farmer's afflicted daughter. This film received positive reviews from critics and was a box-office success.